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L. Edinger's term for the higher levels of the central nervous system superimposed on the metameric or propriospinal system (paleencephalon).
[G. neos, new, + enkephalos, brain]
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neoencephalonA term of uncertain utility for the portion of the brain involved in higher cortical functions that is not equivalent to the neocerebellum or to the neocortex.
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