hippocampus

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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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Giffard, "miR-29a differentially regulates cell survival in astrocytes from cornu ammonis 1 and dentate gyrus by targeting VDAC1," Mitochondrion, vol.
Results: Pretreatment with 200 mg/kg of GLE protected pyramidal neurons in the cornu ammonis 1 (CA1) area from ischemic insult area (F = 29.
sup][1],[2] In humans and experimental animals, the cornu ammonis 1 (CA1) area in the hippocampus is known as one of the most vulnerable regions to TGCI,[sup][3],[4] in which pyramidal neurons in the pyramidal layer die from several days after TGCI.