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University of California - San Diego


Caption: These photomicrographs depict comparative stained sections of a healthy brain (top) and of patient EP, in which significant structures in the medial temporal lobe are heavily damaged or missing. The letters identify specific brain structures, such as EC and PRC for entorhinal cortex and perirhinal cortex, respectively, both important to memory formation and function.

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