Variant of hippocampus
- Gr. & Rom. Myth. a sea monster with the head and forequarters of a horse and the tail of a dolphin or fish
- a ridge along the lower section of each lateral ventricle of the brain
Origin: L, sea horse from Glassical Greek hippokampos, hippocampus from hippos (see hippo-) plush kampos, sea monster
- hippocampal adjective
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