Limbic System

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The limbic lobe is an arc-shaped region of cortex on the medial surface of each cerebral hemisphere of the mammalian brain, consisting of parts of the frontal, parietal and temporal lobes. The term is ambiguous, with some authors including:

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  • paraterminal gyrus
  • subcallosal area
  • cingulate gyrus
  • fasciolar gyrus
  • parahippocampal gyrus
  • dentate gyrus
  • fimbrodentate sulcus
  • hippocampus
  • subiculum