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the lower of two elevations on the medial wall of the posterior horn of the lateral ventricle of the brain, caused by the depth of the calcarine sulcus.
See calcar avis.
An elevation of the floor of the inferior horn of the lateral ventricle of the brain, occupying nearly all of it. The hippocampus seems to be important in establishing new memories.
digitations of hippocampus
Three or four shallow grooves on the anterior portion of the hippocampus.
hippocampus minorCalcar avis.
pl. hippocampi [L.] in evolutionary terms, an old part of the cerebral cortex that forms part of the floor of the lateral ventricle; identified by its white surface and convoluted appearance on section. It is examined for Negri bodies in suspected cases of rabies.
the lower of two medial elevations in the lateral cerebral ventricle.