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neencephalon

[ nee-en-sef-uh-lon, -luhn ]
/ 藢ni 蓻n藞s蓻f 蓹藢l蓲n, -l蓹n /
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noun, plural ne路en路ceph路a路lons, ne路en路ceph路a路la [nee-en-sef-uh-luh]. /藢ni 蓻n藞s蓻f 蓹 l蓹/.
the more recent part of the brain in the evolutionary development of animals, including the cerebral cortex and its related structures.
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Compare paleencephalon.

Origin of neencephalon

First recorded in 1915鈥20; ne- + encephalon

OTHER WORDS FROM neencephalon

ne路en路ce路phal路ic [nee-en-suh-fal-ik], /藢ni 蓻n s蓹藞f忙l 瑟k/, adjective

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