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A Functional Analysis of the Septal Nuclei

  • J. F. DeFrance
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 20)

Abstract

At the end of the nineteenth century and into the early part of the twentieth, a number of investigators (22,23,25,32,44,54), emphasized the intimate relationship between the hippocampal formamation and the septum provided by the fimbria-fornix system. The fimbria-fornix system was thought to arise exclusively from the hippocampal formation and subiculum. Cajal (44) epitomized the relationship by stating that the septum should be considered as a center associated with, or subordinate to, the hippocampus. Later, Crosby (12) suggested that there might be a reciprocal connection from the septum to the hippocampus within the fimbria-fornix pathway. This connection was subsequently confirmed (13,46).

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Test Response Principal Cell Field Response Septal Nucleus Septal Region 
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  • J. F. DeFrance
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  1. 1.Morin Memorial Laboratory, Department of AnatomyWayne State UniversityDetroitUSA

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