Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of paleopallium in English:
noun (plural paleopallia-ˈpalēə)Anatomy
A phylogenetically older portion of the pallium of the brain, which comprises mainly the pyriform lobe.
- Most of the dendrites of these cells extend to the lateral surface of the palaeopallium.
- Yet, in the human palaeopallium lies sequestered the ancient ferociousness of the crocodile brain.
- Example sentences
- The predilection sites of brain tumors in the neopallial and paleopallial (limbic-paralimbic) areas and brainstem, and their expansive but usually not infiltrative growth, are discussed and documented.
- Recognized as neopallium or neocortex, enlarged dorsal areas envelop the paleopallial piriform cortex in humans and Old World monkeys.
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