limbic system definition

  • noun:
    • A group of interconnected deep mind frameworks, typical to all or any mammals, and involved with olfaction, emotion, motivation, behavior, as well as other autonomic features.
    • area of the mental faculties involved in emotion, motivation, and psychological connection with memory; includes amygdala, cingulate gyrus, fornicate gyrus, hippocampus, hypothalamus, mammillary human body, nucleus accumbens, orbitofrontal cortex and parahippocampal gyrus.
    • several neural frameworks in mind below the cerebral cortex, dedicated to the hypothalamus and like the hippocampus and amygdala, involved in control of feeling, inspiration, memory, many homeostatic regulating processes.
    • a system of functionally related neural structures inside mind which can be taking part in emotional behavior

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