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hippocampus

[‚hip·ə′kam·pəs]
(anatomy)
A ridge that extends over the floor of the descending horn of each lateral ventricle of the brain.

Hippocampus

[‚hip·ə′kam·pəs]
(vertebrate zoology)
A genus of marine fishes in the order Gasterosteiformes which contains the sea horses.

hippocampus

fabulous marine creature; half fish, half horse. [Rom. Myth. and Art: Hall, 154]
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Effects of Tualang Honey on Arrangement of Nissl-Positive Cells in mPFC and Hippocampal Regions.
A recent study by Zucca and Valenzuela (2010) characterized the effect of ethanol on the release of trophic factors in the CA3 hippocampal region.
33,34) In addition, many studies have reported that N-acetyl aspartate (an indirect means of inferring tissue damage) in the hippocampal region of PTSD patients was decreased.
Evaluation of immunoreactions in the hippocampal regions of the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) has revealed an inverse relationship between amyloid-[beta] 42--the protein believed to be responsible for the formation of amyloid plaques in the brain--and the nucleoside 8-hydroxyguanosine--a product of RNA oxidation that serves as a biomarker of neuronal oxidative stress, he said.
In the light of the correspondences between the avian and mammalian hippocampal regions, it is reasonable to expect that there might be at least some functional roles in common; the differences, of course, might lead us to anticipate functional differences also.
TEHRAN (FNA)- College football players with and without a history of concussions have less volume in the hippocampal region of the brain that relates to memory and emotion, according to a new study.
The researchers found that natural birth triggered UCP2 expression in the neurons located in the hippocampal region of the brain.
Dynamics of learning and recall at excitatory recurrent synapses and cholinergic modulation in rat hippocampal region CA3.
1995) Damage limited to the hippocampal region produces long-lasting memory impairment in monkeys.
So we designed a task to investigate how odor-place representation evolved in the entorhinal and hippocampal region, to figure out whether learning depends on coupling of oscillatory networks.
Research indicates that alcohol alters nerve cell communication in the hippocampal region of the brain, which affects memory formation.
Previous studies showed that Rhodiola rosea extract had a protective effect on the hippocampal region and dentate gyrus in rats suffered from ischemia-reperfusion (Song et al.