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1. referring to the system comprising the hippocampus, parahippocampal gyrus, cingulate gyrus, fornix, and multiple subcortical structures including portions of hypothalamus and thalamus; important in memory and emotion. (

2. Relating to the limbic system. (

3. Pertaining to a limbus or margin, forming a border around. (

Word origin: From French limbique (1878, Broca), from limbe, from Latin limbus “edge.”

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