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[nee-oh-pal-ee-uh m]
noun, plural ne·o·pal·li·a [nee-oh-pal-ee-uh] /ˌni oʊˈpæl i ə/, ne·o·pal·li·ums.
  1. neocortex.
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Origin of neopallium

From New Latin, dating back to 1900–05; see origin at neo-, pallium
Related formsne·o·pal·li·al, adjective
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Historical Examples of neopallium

  • It should be premised that Elliot Smith divides the brain into rhinencephalon and neopallium.

    Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6)

    Havelock Ellis

  • From these latter pass large bands of fibres to the occipital region of the neopallium.

neopallium in Medicine


n. pl. ne•o•pal•li•ums
  1. isocortex
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