[nee-en-sef-uh-lon, -luh n] /ˌni ɛnˈsɛf əˌlɒn, -lən/

noun, plural neencephalons, neencephala
[nee-en-sef-uh-luh] /ˌni ɛnˈsɛf ə lə/ (Show IPA)
the more recent part of the brain in the evolutionary development of animals, including the cerebral cortex and its related structures.


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