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pl. hippocampi [Gr. hippos, horse + Gr. kampos, sea monster]
Part of the limbic system, located in the medial temporal lobe. It is important in memory consolidation. It is vulnerable to excitotoxic and ischemic damage, is one of the first regions of the brain to degenerate in Alzheimer disease.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Hippocampus." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749733/all/hippocampus.
Hippocampus. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749733/all/hippocampus. Accessed May 28, 2023.
Hippocampus. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749733/all/hippocampus
Hippocampus [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 May 28]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749733/all/hippocampus.
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