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hip•po•cam•pus



Pronunciation: (hip"u-kam'pus), [key]
n.,
pl. -piPronunciation: (-pī, -pē). [key]

1. Class. Myth.a sea horse with two forefeet, and a body ending in the tail of a dolphin or fish.
2. Anat.an enfolding of cerebral cortex into the lateral fissure of a cerebral hemisphere, having the shape in cross section of a sea horse.

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