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Definition of "parahippocampal" [parahippocampal]

  • Surrounding the hippocampus (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "parahippocampal" in a sentence
  • "A part of the brain called the parahippocampal complex appears to mediate “familiarity” memory, the sensation that one has seen something or someone before."
  • "One region, called the parahippocampal cortex, appears to support "familiarity" memory, the sensation that we have seen or heard something before, though we cannot place it."
  • "So to summon up a sense of familiarity while introducing new input, you could stimulate the parahippocampal complex."
Words like "parahippocampal"
parahippocampal cortex
parahippocampal gyrus