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paleocortex

noun pa·leo·cor·tex
variants: or British palaeocortex play \-ˈkȯr-ˌteks\

medical Definition of paleocortex

plural paleocortices play \-ˈkȯrt-ə-ˌsēz\ or paleocortexes
: the part of the cerebral cortex that is evolutionarily older than the neocortex and that is composed especially of the olfactory cortex

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