from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The dorsal region of the cerebral cortex, especially large in higher mammals and the most recently evolved part of the brain. Also called neopallium.
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- n. The top layer of the cerebral hemispheres in the brain of mammals; part of cerebral cortex.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The cortical part of the neencephalon; the most recently evolved part of the cerebral cortex of the brain of higher animals, and the site of most of the higher brain functions; called also neopallium.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the cortical part of the neencephalon
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