paleoencephala

paleoencephalon

[pey-lee-oh-en-sef-uh-lon; especially British pal-ee-]
noun, plural paleoencephala [pey-lee-oh-en-sef-uh-luh; especially British pal-ee-] .
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paleoencephalon

noun
the more primitive parts of the brain phylogenetically; most structures other than the cerebral cortex [syn: paleencephalon
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