pallial

[pal-ee-uh l]
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adjective

of or relating to the mantle of a mollusk.
of or relating to the cerebral cortex.

Origin of pallial

First recorded in 1830–40; palli(um) + -al1
Related formssub·pal·li·al, adjective
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pallial

[pălē-əl]

adj.

Of or relating to the cerebral cortex.
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