limbic lobe(redirected from lobus limbicus)
as originally defined by P. Broca: the nearly closed ring of the brain structures surrounding the hilus, or margin, of the cerebral hemisphere of mammals; it is composed of the fornicate gyrus (cingulate gyrus, fasciolar gyrus, parahippocampal gyrus, and uncus) and the hippocampus. See: limbic system.
Synonym(s): lobus limbicus [TA]
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The marginal section of a cerebral hemisphere on the medial aspect. Synonym: gyrus fornicatus
See also: lobe
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