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Encyclopedia > Posterior cingulate

The Cingulum is a collection of nerve fibres following a long, arcuate course superior to and around to posterior to the Corpus callosum. Their exact connections and effect are unclear. Grays FIG. 733– Corpus callosum from above. ...

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Gray's Anatomy, recent editions.

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Posterior cingulate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (273 words)
The posterior cingulate cortex is the backmost part of the cingulate cortex.
The cingulate cortex is made up of an area around the midline of the brain.
Cytoarchitectonically posterior cingulate cortex is associated with Brodmann areas 23 and 31.
Cingulate cortex - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (772 words)
The cingulate cortex is a part of the brain situated in the medial aspect of the cortex.
The cingulate cortex is a part of the "grand lobe limbique" of Broca (1898) that comprised (in addition to the olfactory part, which is no more considered there today) a superior cingulate part, supracallosal and an inferior hippocampic part, infracallosal.
The posterior cingulate cortex receives a great part of its afferent axons from the superficial nucleus (or nucleus superior- falsely LD-) of the thalamus (see thalamus), which itself receives axons from the subiculum.
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