Poster of Hippocampus Neurons with Seahorse-like Shapes (image) National Science Foundation Share Print E-Mail Caption This is a poster for neuroscientists who study the brain structure know as the hippocampus. Hippocampus is Latin for sea horse. These sea horses have pyramidal neurons as body spikes. Credit Robert E. Clark, Ph.D. University of California, San Diego Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.