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20 Mar mamillary bodies

Two protuberances in the hypothalamus that resemble nipples. They are associated with memory-access functions, particularly accessing stored knowledge to interpret sensory input. When they are damaged, memory loss or amnesia of specific areas of knowledge occasionally results.
Keywords: brain
References: brain physiology

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