limbic system

German: limbisches System
Japanese: 辺縁系

Neurology. Collective term denoting a heterogeneous array of brain structures and their interconnections, in particular the hippocampus, amygdala, and hypothalamus. The limbic system exerts an important influence upon the endocrine and autonomic motor system's. It is involved in the control of emotional and behavioral activity (motivation, aggression, and instinctive responses) and memory.

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