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fornicate gyrus


Definition: the horseshoe-shaped cortical convolution bordering the hilus of the cerebral hemisphere; its upper limb is formed by the cingulate gyrus, and its lower limb by the parahippocampal gyrus;

Synonym(s): gyrus fornicatus1

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