Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Cerebrotype

Standardized volumetric fractions of the principal morphological divisions of the mammalian brain for a species, i.e. telencephalon, diencephalon, mesencephalon, medulla, and cerebellum. Subcomponents of the telencephalon include the neocortex, hippocampus, schizocortex, septum, piriform cortex, olfactory bulb and striatum.