What does rhinencephalon mean?

Definitions for rhinencephalon
ˌraɪ nɛnˈsɛf əˌlɒn, -lənrhi·nen·cephalon

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rhinencephalon, olfactory brain(noun)

    a center in the cerebral hemispheres that governs the sense of smell in lower animals; in humans it seems to mediate complex emotional behavior

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rhinencephalon(noun)

    the division of the brain in front of the prosencephalon, consisting of the two olfactory lobes from which the olfactory nerves arise

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. "ri`s, "rino`s, the nose + 'egke`falos the brain.]


  1. Rhinencephalon

    In animal anatomy, the rhinencephalon is a part of the brain involved with olfaction.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rhinencephalon

    rī-nen-sef′a-lon, n. the olfactory lobe of the brain.—adjs. Rhinencephal′ic, Rhinenceph′alous. [Gr. rhis, nose, enkephalos, brain.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rhinencephalon in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rhinencephalon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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