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paleocortex

noun pa·leo·cor·tex

Medical Definition of paleocortex

plural paleocortices \-ˈkȯrt-ə-ˌsēz\play or paleocortexes

  1. :  the part of the cerebral cortex that is evolutionarily older than the neocortex and that is composed especially of the olfactory cortex



Variants of paleocortex

or British palaeocortex \-ˈkȯr-ˌteks\play

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