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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.
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hippocampus

fabulous marine creature; half fish, half horse. [Rom. Myth. and Art: Hall, 154]
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Perisomatic inhibitory input is present in the Cornu Ammonis regions as long as pyramidal cells survive.
Giffard, "miR-29a differentially regulates cell survival in astrocytes from cornu ammonis 1 and dentate gyrus by targeting VDAC1," Mitochondrion, vol.
Evidence of necrotic changes was observed in cornu ammonis (CA) and subiculum areas of the hippocampus in diabetic rats with severe loss of pyramidal neurons and glial cells (Figure 4).
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Using extracellular field potential recordings in the hippocampal cornu ammonis 3 (CA3) region of rodent brain slices, agonists of various chemical classes described above were studied, and their antiepileptiform actions were recorded and analyzed.