[ pey-lee-oh-kawr-teks; especially British pal-ee- ]
/ ˌpeɪ li oʊˈkɔr tɛks; especially British ˌpæl i- /
the olfactory region of the brain.
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OTHER WORDS FROM paleocortexpa·le·o·cor·ti·cal [pey-lee-oh-kawr-ti-kuhl; especially British pal-ee-], /ˌpeɪ li oʊˈkɔr tɪ kəl; especially British ˌpæl i-/, adjective
Words nearby paleocortex
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Medical definitions for paleocortex
[ pā′lē-ō-kôr′tĕks′ ]
The phylogenetically oldest part of the cortical mantle of the cerebral hemisphere, represented by the olfactory cortex.
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