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Definition of "cingulate" [cingulate]

  • Pertaining to a cingulum. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cingulate" in a sentence
  • "They included a region involved in regulating negative emotions and another called the cingulate, which activates when the brain makes judgments about forgiveness, among other things."
  • "Also overactive is a region involved in shifting attention, called the cingulate gyrus."
  • "But he notes that yet another area of the brain, called the cingulate cortex, responds to conflicts like wanting to buy something that costs too much."