cingulate gyrus

noun
a long curved structure on the medial surface of the cerebral hemispheres; the cortical part of the limbic system
Syn: ↑gyrus cinguli
Hypernyms: ↑neural structure
Part Holonyms: ↑limbic system, ↑visceral brain, ↑limbic brain

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\\ˈsiŋgyələt-, -ˌlāt-\ noun
: a medial gyrus of each cerebral hemisphere that partly surrounds the corpus callosum

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  • isthmus of cingulate gyrus — i. gyri cinguli …   Medical dictionary

  • Cingulate cortex — Brain: Cingulate cortex Medial surface of left cerebral hemisphere …   Wikipedia

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  • gyrus frontalis medialis — [TA] medial frontal gyrus: the medial surface of the frontal lobe, separated from the cingulate gyrus by the cingulate sulcus, and continuous with the superior frontal gyrus above and the gyrus rectus below …   Medical dictionary

  • Gyrus — A gyrus (pl. gyri ) is a ridge on the cerebral cortex. It is generally surrounded by one or more sulci.Notable gyri* Fornicate gyrus * Superior frontal gyrus, lat . gyrus frontalis superior * Middle frontal gyrus, lat . gyrus frontalis medius *… …   Wikipedia

  • cingulate sulcus — sulcus cinguli [TA] a long, irregularly shaped sulcus on the medial surface of a hemisphere, which separates the cingulate gyrus below from the medial surface of the superior frontal gyrus and the paracentral lobule above. At its posterior end it …   Medical dictionary

  • cingulate area — the area comprising the cingulate gyrus and isthmus, an important component of the limbic system …   Medical dictionary

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