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 most prominently the subcallosal area, cingulate gyrus, and parahippocampal gyrus.They largely obscure the less prominent archicortex, which follows the same arc intervening between them and the corpus callosum dorsally and the interbrain ventrally. The archicortex consists of the hippocampal formation, fasciola cinerea, supracallosal gyrus, and paraterminal gyrus. For more on alternate anatomical definitions, see limbic lobe (Anthoney); for more on the functional definition see limbic system.

Also known as: lobus limbicusNeuroNames ID : 834


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