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paleencephalon

noun pa·le·en·ceph·a·lon \ˌpā-lē-in-ˈsef-ə-ˌlän\
plural pa·le·en·ceph·a·la \-lə\

Medical Definition of PALEENCEPHALON

:  the phylogenetically older part of the brain consisting of all parts except the cerebral cortex and closely related structures—compare neencephalon

Variants of PALEENCEPHALON

pa·le·en·ceph·a·lon or British pal·ae–en·ceph·a·lon \ˌpal-ē-\

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