periamygdalar area
Acronym: PA
The term periamygdalar area refers to the surface of the parahippocampal gyrus overlying the cortical amygdalar nucleus in the human and the macaque ( Carpenter-1983 ). Its dorsolateral boundary is with the piriform area and its ventromedial boundary is with the entorhinal area. In the human the latter border is marked by the semiannular sulcus ( Mai-1997 ).

Also known as: periamygdaloid area, periamygdaloid region, semilunar gyrusNeuroNames ID : 166

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