Synonyms of pallium


1. cerebral cortex, cerebral mantle, pallium, cortex, neural structure

usage: the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum

2. mantle, pallium, epidermis, cuticle

usage: (zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell

3. pallium, vestment

usage: (Roman Catholic Church) vestment consisting of a band encircling the shoulders with two lappets hanging in front and back

4. pallium, cloak

usage: cloak or mantle worn by men in ancient Rome

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