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(hip″ŏ-kam′pī″) (hip″ŏ-kam′pē″) 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. hippocampal (hip″ō-kam′păl ), adj.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Hippocampus." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749733/all/hippocampus.
Hippocampus. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749733/all/hippocampus. Accessed November 15, 2019.
Hippocampus. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749733/all/hippocampus
Hippocampus [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 15]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749733/all/hippocampus.
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