Medical Dictionary

neencephalon

play
noun ne·en·ceph·a·lon \ˌnē-in-ˈsef-ə-ˌlän, -lən\

Medical Definition of neencephalon

  1. :  the part of the brain having the most recent phylogenetic origin; specifically :  the cerebral cortex and parts developed in relation to it—compare paleencephalon


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up neencephalon? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!