paraterminal gyrus
Acronym: PTG
The term paraterminal gyrus refers to a rostral part of the limbic lobe as defined topologically by dissection in the human ( Carpenter-1983 ). It is located rostral to the lamina terminalis, ventral to the subcallosal gyrus, dorsal to the straight gyrus and caudal to the anterior cingulate gyrus. The paraterminall gyrus is not found in the macaque where the topologically comparable area is classified as part of the the anterior cingulate gyrus ( Martin-2000 ), Nor is it found in the smooth cerebral cortex of the rat and mouse, which do not have sulcal landmarks ( Swanson-2004 Franklin-2008 ). Updated 11 Jun 2024.

Also known as: precommissural hippocampus, Gyrus paraterminalisNeuroNames ID : 171

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