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Hippocampus is

  1. Dec 11, 2012 #1
    Is the Hippocampus on the Floor of the Temporal Lobe?

    Or is it in the Middle of the Temporal Lobe?
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  3. Dec 12, 2012 #2
    Looks like on the middle of it.
  4. Dec 13, 2012 #3


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  5. Dec 15, 2012 #4
    The rat has a dorsal hippocampus. In the human, the hippocampus is just below the middle of the temporal lobe separated from the bottom by a little 3-layered cortex of rhinencephalon called the parahippocampal gyrus. You can go to Amazon.com, find the atlas of human anatomy by Duane Haines, and in preview view see where the hippocampus is in coronal (or transverse) sections of the brain. Seeing its position in the image will be the most accurate way to visualize its position.
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