archipallium


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archipallium

 [ahr″kĭ-pal´e-um]
that portion of the pallium, or cerebral cortex, which phylogenetically is the first to show the characteristic layering of the cellular elements.

ar·chi·cor·tex

(ar'ki-kōr'teks), [TA]
1. Typically, the phylogenetically older parts of the cerebral cortex.
See also: allocortex, cerebral cortex.
2. More specifically, the cortex forming the hippocampus.
See also: allocortex, cerebral cortex.
Synonym(s): archipallium
[archi- + L. cortex]

archipallium

/ar·chi·pal·li·um/ (-pal´e-um) archicortex.

archipallium

The oldest region of the brain in animals, which is usually contiguous with the olfactory cortex. In humans, the archipallium comprises the hippocampus.

archipallium

that portion of the pallium, or cerebral cortex, which phylogenetically is older and composed of the hippocampus and dentate gyrus.