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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.
Synonym(s): calcar avis [TA], Haller unguis, hippocampus minor, minor hippocampus, Morand spur, unguis avis
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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.
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