SCHAFFER COLLATERAL

Axon collaterals given off by CA3 pyramidal cells in the hippocampus which project into CA1 and are an integral part of memory.

SCHAFFER COLLATERAL: "The Schaffer collaterals are integral to memory and emotion."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SCHAFFER COLLATERAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/schaffer-collateral/ (accessed July 22, 2018).
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