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uncus band of Giacomini

Pronunciation: jah-kō-mē′nē

Definition: a slender whitish band, the attenuated anterior continuation of the dentate gyrus (fascia dentata), crossing transversally the surface of the recurved part of the uncus gyri parahippocampalis.

Synonym(s): band of Giacomini, cauda fasciae dentatae, frenulum of Giacomini, tail of dentate gyrus

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