pallial

[ pal-ee-uh l ]
/ ˈpæl i əl /
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adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. pallet truck,
  2. palleted,
  3. palletize,
  4. pallette,
  5. pallia,
  6. palliard,
  7. palliasse,
  8. palliate,
  9. palliative,
  10. palliative care

Origin of pallial

First recorded in 1830–40; palli(um) + -al1

Related formssub·pal·li·al, adjective

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Medicine definitions for pallial

pallial

[ pălē-əl ]

adj.

Of or relating to the cerebral cortex.

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