Dentate gyrus

Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The dentate gyrus is located in the mesial temporal lobe and forms part of the hippocampal formation, along with the hippocampus proper and subiculum

The dentate gyrus receives fibres from the entorhinal cortex via the perforant path and projects fibres to the CA3 portion of the hippocampus. It may have a role in episodic memory formation 1

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Section: Anatomy
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