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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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The new research published in the journal 'Cell Reports' titled 'The Generation of Time in the Hippocampal Memory System' builds on the discovery by Nobel prize winners May-Britt and Edvard Moser that an input region to the hippocampus - the lateral entorhinal cortex (LEC) - has time ramping cells that slowly change their rates of activity over hundreds of seconds; and on the discovery that hippocampal time cells fire at separate times in a sequence.
Brain scans of the children provided data on their bilateral hippocampal volume.
His MRI revealed right hippocampal and bilateral temporal lobe hyperintensity on T2 weighted series.
While the study was not designed to conclusively determine if smoking and diabetes increase the risk of hippocampal calcifications, the results suggest a link.
However, findings on chronic fornix DBS have not been able to explain the autobiographical recall triggered by intraoperative acute stimulation in awake patients.[3],[5] Source localization of the acute electroencephalographic (EEG) effects in AD patients,[3],[5] hippocampal c-fos and neurotrophic factor expression,[10] and hippocampal acetylcholine release in animal models [2] have been used as indicators in treatment mechanism research of acute fornix DBS.
Acute hippocampal slices were prepared after the 8 weeks of administration of Brahmi or control, after the rats were euthanised.
It is of note that hippocampal hyper metabolism appears after the onset of psychosis and predicts subsequent atrophy of the hippocampus [38].
Volumetric Analysis and Evaluation of Endogenous Hippocampal Cell Proliferation and Neuronal Differentiation
Hippocampal sclerosis of aging has a clinical picture dominated by episodic memory impairment, (13,15,16) which is often confused with the clinical phenotype of AD.
And the more a person drank, the more likely they were to have hippocampal atrophy - a form of brain damage that affects memory and spatial navigation, which is regarded as an early marker for Alzheimer's disease.
"Higher alcohol consumption over the 30 year follow-up was associated with increased odds of hippocampal atrophy in a dose dependent fashion.