Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Rhinencephalon

1. in humans, the portion of the brain homologous with similar olfactory portions of the brains of lower animals, comprising the structures medial to the rhinal sulcus in the inferior part of the cerebral hemisphere.

2. one of the portions of the telencephalon in the early embryo.

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