paleocortices

paleocortex

[pey-lee-oh-kawr-teks; especially British pal-ee-]
noun Anatomy.
the olfactory region of the brain.

Origin:
1905–10; paleo- + cortex

paleocortical [pey-lee-oh-kawr-ti-kuhl; especially British pal-ee-] , adjective
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paleocortex pa·le·o·cor·tex (pā'lē-ō-kôr'těks')
n.
The phylogenetically oldest part of the cortical mantle of the cerebral hemisphere, represented by the olfactory cortex.

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