entorhinal
adjective Etymology: ent- + -rhinal; from the rhinal sulcus, the furrow within which the entorhinal cortex is located Date: 1968 of, relating to, or being the part of the cerebral cortex in the medial temporal lobe that serves as the main cortical input to the hippocampus

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