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Hippocampus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hippocampus
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.180.405
A08.186.211.200.885.287.500.345
Unique ID
D006624
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006624
Scope Note
A curved elevation of GRAY MATTER extending the entire length of the floor of the TEMPORAL HORN of the LATERAL VENTRICLE (see also TEMPORAL LOBE). The hippocampus proper, subiculum, and DENTATE GYRUS constitute the hippocampal formation. Sometimes authors include the ENTORHINAL CORTEX in the hippocampal formation.
Entry Term(s)
Ammon Horn
Ammon's Horn
Cornu Ammonis
Hippocampal Formation
Hippocampus Proper
Subiculum
NLM Classification #
WL 314
See Also
Entorhinal Cortex
Perforant Pathway
Public MeSH Note
2015; see under HIPPOCAMPUS1966-2014
History Note
2015(1966)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2022/04/13
Hippocampus Preferred
Subiculum Narrower
Hippocampal Formation Broader
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