supracallosal gyrus
Acronym: SCG
The term supracallosal gyrus refers to a composite structure that, in the human, extends along the dorsal surface of the corpus callosum from the dentate gyrus and fasciola cinerea caudally to the paraterminal gyrus rostrally. It consists of three longitudinal structures: the medial longitudinal stria, the indusium griseum and the lateral longitudinal stria ( Riley-1943 ). In the macaque ( Martin-2000 ) it is similarly located. It is not present in the rat or mouse. In those species the indusium griseum is embedded in cingulate cortex ( Swanson-2004; Hof-2000 ).

Also known as: supracommissural hippocampusNeuroNames ID : 172

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