Relating to the hippocampus.

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hip·po·cam·pal .hip-ə-'kam-pəl adj of or relating to the hippocampus <\hippocampal function>

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Hippocampal — Hip po*cam pal, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the hippocampus. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hippocampal — adjective see hippocampus …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hippocampal — /hip euh kam peuhl/, adj. Anat. of or pertaining to the hippocampus. [1830 40; HIPPOCAMP(US) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • hippocampal — adjective Pertaining to the hippocampus …   Wiktionary

  • hippocampal — adj. pertaining to the hippocampus (area of the brain) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hippocampal — hip·po·cam·pal …   English syllables

  • hippocampal — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|kampəl adjective Etymology: New Latin hippocampus + English al : of or relating to the hippocampus …   Useful english dictionary

  • hippocampal sulcus — n a fissure of the mesial surface of each cerebral hemisphere extending from behind the posterior end of the corpus callosum forward and downward to the recurved part of the parahippocampal gyrus called also hippocampal fissure * * * sulcus… …   Medical dictionary

  • hippocampal fissure — n HIPPOCAMPAL SULCUS * * * sulcus hippocampalis …   Medical dictionary

  • hippocampal commissure — n a triangular band of nerve fibers joining the two crura of the fornix of the rhinencephalon anteriorly before they fuse to form the body of the fornix called also lyra, psalterium * * * commissura fornicis …   Medical dictionary

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