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Cingulate gyrus is a gyrus in the medial part of the brain. It partially wraps around the corpus callosum and is limited above by the cingulate sulcus. Grays FIG. 726– Lateral surface of left cerebral hemisphere, viewed from the side. ... Comparative brain sizes In animals, the brain, or encephalon (Greek for in the head), is the control center of the central nervous system. ... Grays FIG. 733– Corpus callosum from above. ... Categories: Stub | Cerebrum ...

The cortical part of the cingulate gyrus is referred to as cingulate cortex. The cingulate cortex is part of the brain and situated roughly in the middle of the cortex. ...

The cingulate gyrus receives inputs from the anterior nucleus of the thalamus and the neocortex, as well as from somatosensory areas of the cerebral cortex. It projects to the entorhinal cortex via the cingulum. It functions as an integral part of the limbic system, which is involved with emotion formation and processing, learning, and memory. MRI cross-section of human brain, with thalamus marked. ... In the anatomy of animals, the neopallium or neocortex is a part of the telencephalon in the brain. ... The somatosensory system is the sensory system of somatic sensation. ... Location of the cerebral cortex Slice of the cerebral cortex, ca. ... The entorhinal cortex (EC) is an important memory center in the brain. ... The cingulum is a collection of white matter fibers projecting from the cingulate gyrus to the entorhinal cortex in the brain. ... The limbic system is a group of brain structures that are involved in various emotions such as aggression, fear, pleasure and also in the formation of memory. ...

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