paleencephalon: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pā"lē-en-sef'u-lon" esp. Brit. pal"ē-), [key]
— pl. -la
- (no longer in technical use) the more primitive part of the brain in the evolutionary development of animals, including all parts except the cerebral cortex and its related structures.
- paleencephalon (Thesaurus)