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paleopallium

noun pa·leo·pal·li·um
variants: or British palaeopallium play \-ˈpal-ē-əm\

medical Definition of paleopallium

plural paleopallia play \-ē-ə\ or paleopalliums
: 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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