Medical Definition of Locus perforatus anticus

1. A region at the base of the brain through which numerous small branches of the anterior and middle cerebral arteries (lenticulostriate arteries) enter the depth of the cerebral hemisphere; it is bordered medially by the optic chasm and anterior half of the optic tract, rostrally and laterally by the lateral olfactory stria; its anteromedial part corresponds to the olfactory tubercle. Synonym: substantia perforata anterior, locus perforatus anticus, olfactory area. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Locus Perforatus Anticus

locum tenant
locum tenens
locum tenentes
locus ceruleus
locus cinereus
locus coeruleus
locus control region
locus ferrugineus
locus minoris resistentiae
locus niger
locus of control
locus of infection
locus perforatus anticus (current term)
locus perforatus posticus
locust bean
locust bean gum
locust beans
locust borer
locust borers
locust gum
locust pod
locust trees

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