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piriform cortex

 

Definition: the olfactory cortex, corresponding to the rostral half of the uncus; receiving its major afferents from the olfactory bulb, it is classified as allocortex.

Synonym(s): olfactory cortex, piriform area

See Also: cerebral cortex

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