Definition of Neopallium
1. Noun. The cortical part of the neencephalon.
Generic synonyms: Cerebral Cortex, Cerebral Mantle, Cortex, Pallium
Derivative terms: Neocortical
Medical Definition of Neopallium
1. O. And C. Vogt's term for the larger part of the mammalian cerebral cortex, distinguished from the allocortex by being composed of a larger number of nerve cells arranged in six layers. See: cerebral cortex. Synonym: homotypic cortex, neocortex, neopallium. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Neopallium
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Nervous System of Vertebrates by John Black Johnston (1906)
"THE EVOLUTION OF THE neopallium.—The general subject of the origin of the neopallium has been considered in the last chapter, but a certain interest ..."
2. The Journal of Comparative Neurology by Denison University (1903)
"The feature, therefore, which distinguishes the human from all other brains is the relatively enormous size of the neopallium in comparison with the minimum ..."
3. The Anatomy of the Nervous System from the Standpoint of Development and by Stephen Walter Ranson (1920)
"It is separated from the newer and in mammals much larger neopallium or non- ... The neopallium.—The development of the neopallium is so much greater in man ..."
4. Handbook of Physiology by William Dobinson Halliburton (1913)
"The rest of the cortex is termed the neopallium (or new cortex); it subserves ... The progressive development of the neopallium is especially marked in the ..."
5. An Introduction to Neurology by Charles Judson Herrick (1922)
"The non-olfactory cerebral cortex is termed the neopallium (or somatic pallium, ... The neopallium attains its maximum size in the human brain, ..."
6. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology (1907)
"The neopallium (continued)—The temporal region. («) The temporal sulci.9 (b) The first ... The neopallium (continued)—The mesial aspect so far as it is not ..."