limbic lobe
Acronym: LL
The term limbic lobe refers to a set of convolutions of the cerebral cortex that surround the corpus callosum and the junction of the medial aspect of the cerebral hemisphere with the interbrain ( Carpenter-1983 ). Defined by dissection it includes the subcallosal area, the cingulate gyrus and the parahippocampal gyrus. Those more prominent convolutions largely obscure the archicortex, which follows the same arc intervening between them and the corpus callosum dorsally and the interbrain ventrally. For more on the anatomical definition see limbic lobe (Anthoney); for more on the functional definition see limbic system.

Also known as: lobus limbicus


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