Definition of paleopallium in English:

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paleopallium

Pronunciation: /ˌpālēōˈpalēəm/

Entry from US English dictionary

(British palaeopallium)

noun (plural paleopallia /-ˈpalēə/)

Anatomy
A phylogenetically older portion of the pallium of the brain, which comprises mainly the pyriform lobe.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Derivatives

paleopallial

Pronunciation: /-ˈpalēəl/
adjective
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.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: pa·le·o·pal·li·um

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