Definition of Paleencephalon

1. Noun. The more primitive parts of the brain phylogenetically; most structures other than the cerebral cortex.

Exact synonyms: Palaeencephalon, Paleoencephalon
Generic synonyms: Neural Structure



Medical Definition of Paleencephalon

1. L. Edinger's term for the metameric nervous system. Excludes cerebral cortex. Origin: paleo-+ G. Enkephalos, brain (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paleencephalon

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pale yellow
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paleanthropology
paleate
palebuck
palebucks
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paleechinoidea
paleencephalon (current term)
paleface
palefaces
palegold searsid
palegold searsids
paleichthyes
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palempores
paleness
palenesses
palenque
palenques
palenzonaite
paleo-

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