limbic lobe

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lim·bic lobe

[TA]
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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limbic lobe

The marginal section of a cerebral hemisphere on the medial aspect. Synonym: gyrus fornicatus
See also: lobe
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The afferent fiber of VN stops at the brain stem nucleus tractus solitarius, which then gives fiber upward and arrives at thalamus, lobus limbicus, and insular cortex through parabrachial nucleus.