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paleencephalon

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

Medical Definition of paleencephalon

plural paleencephala \-lə\play

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



Variants of paleencephalon

or British palae–encephalon \ˌpal-ē-\play

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