paleopallium

noun
pa·​leo·​pal·​li·​um
variants: or British palaeopallium \ -​ˈpal-​ē-​əm How to pronounce paleopallium (audio) \
plural paleopallia\ -​ē-​ə How to pronounce paleopallium (audio) \ or paleopalliums

Medical Definition of paleopallium

: a phylogenetically old part of the cerebral cortex that develops along the lateral aspect of the hemispheres and gives rise to the olfactory lobes in higher forms

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“Paleopallium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/paleopallium. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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