pallial

adjective pal·li·al \ ˈpa-lē-əl \

Definition of pallial

1 : of, relating to, or produced by the mantle of a mollusk or brachiopod
2 : of or relating to the cerebral cortex

Origin and Etymology of pallial

New Latin pallium


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