area Iapm
Acronym: Iapm
The term area Iapm refers to one of four subdivisions of the agranular orbitofrontal cortex. Located at the posterior border of the orbital gyri of the human cerebral cortex, it is defined by internal structure on the basis of multiple stains. It is bounded laterally by area Iai, medially by area Iam, rostrally by area 47/12m, and caudally by the agranular sector of the insula. The other three subdivisions of the agranular orbitofrontal cortex are area Iam, area Iai, and area Ial. For the relations of this segmentation and terminology to others, see Ongur-2003.
     Its equivalent in the macaque is area Iapm (macaque) ( Carmichael-1994 ). For equivalent areas in the rat and mouse, see agranular insular cortex.

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 3503

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