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Neopallium   Listen

The cortical part of the neencephalon.  Synonym: neocortex.

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"Neopallium" Quotes from Famous Books

... intelligence there is a development of that part of the brain called the cerebrum. In so far as certain other parts of the brain are concerned—medulla, pons, mid-brain, basal ganglia cerebellum—we who are human are not essentially superior to the dog, the cow, the elephant or the monkey. But when the neopallium, or the cerebrum, is considered, the enormous superiority of man (and the superiority of the higher over the lower animals) becomes striking. Anatomically the cerebrum is a complex elaboration of ...
— The Foundations of Personality • Abraham Myerson

Words linked to "Neopallium" :   pallium, neocortex, cerebral mantle, cortex, cerebral cortex

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