Acronym: ACx
The term archicortex refers to a composite substructure of the limbic lobe defined on the basis of dissection and internal structure as revealed by Nissl stain. In the human and the macaque it includes the hippocampal formation, the fasciola cinerea, the supracallosal gyrus and the paraterminal gyrus ( Stephan-1975 ). It constitutes 3.5% of the surface area of the cerebral cortex ( Zilles-1990 ). See also hippocampal region.

Also known as: archipallium, hippocampus, intralimbic gyrus, Archaeocortex, Archeocortex, HippocampusNeuroNames ID : 170

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