pyriform lobe

noun
pear-shaped neural structure on either side of the brain in the rhinencephalon
Hypernyms: ↑neural structure
Part Holonyms: ↑rhinencephalon, ↑olfactory brain

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noun or pyriform area
: the lateral olfactory gyrus and the hippocampal convolution taken together

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