Subcallosal area

Subcallosal area

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Latin = a. subcallosa
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Caption = Scheme of rhinencephalon. (Paraolfactory area visible at center left.)

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The subcallosal area (parolfactory area of Broca, area parolfactoria) is a small triangular field on the medial surface of the hemisphere in front of the subcallosal gyrus, from which it is separated by the posterior parolfactory sulcus; it is continuous below with the olfactory trigone, and above and in front with the cingulate gyrus; it is limited anteriorly by the anterior parolfactory sulcus.

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