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Hippocampus
Nervous System

Hippocampus

Hippocampus

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This complex structure is located in the medial temporal lobe of the cerebral hemisphere and forms part of the limbic system. It has an important role in the screening and formation of new memories about experiences. The hippocampus also plays a role in navigation and finding new routes.

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