Definition of Dentate gyrus

1. Noun. (anatomy) A serrated section of the cerebral cortex, belonging to the hippocampus. ¹



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Medical Definition of Dentate gyrus

1. Serrated strip of gray matter under the medial border of the hippocampus and in its depths. It is an archicortex which develops along the edge of the hippocampal fissure and which consists of molecular, granular, and polymorphic layers. The molecular layer is continuous with that of the hippocampus in the depths of the hippocampal fissure. (carpenter and sutin, human neuroanatomy, 8th ed, p626) (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dentate Gyrus

dentalium
dentaliums
dentally
dentals
dentarias
dentaries
dentary
dentary centre
dentate
dentate-ciliate
dentate-sinuate
dentate fascia
dentate fissure
dentate fracture
dentate gyri
dentate gyrus (current term)
dentate gyruses
dentate leaf
dentate ligament of spinal cord
dentate line
dentate nucleus
dentate nucleus of cerebellum
dentate suture
dentatectomy
dentated
dentately
dentation
dentations
dentatorubral cerebellar atrophy with polymyoclonus
dentatorubral fibres

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