pallial
adjective Etymology: New Latin pallium Date: 1836 1. of, relating to, or produced by the mantle of a mollusk or brachiopod 2. of or relating to the cerebral cortex

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  • Pallial — Pal li*al, a. [L. pallium a mantle. See {Pall}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to a mantle, especially to the mantle of mollusks; produced by the mantle; as, the pallial line, or impression, which marks the attachment of the mantle on the inner… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pallial — ˈpalēəl adjective Etymology: New Latin pallium + English al 1. : of or relating to the cerebral cortex 2. : of, relating to, or produced by a mantle of a mollusk nacre is regarded as a pallial secretion …   Useful english dictionary

  • pallial — adj. [L. pallium, mantle] (MOLLUSCA) Of or pertaining to the mantle …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • pallial — /pal ee euhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the mantle of a mollusk. 2. of or pertaining to the cerebral cortex. [1830 40; PALLI(UM) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • pallial — Relating to the pallium. * * * pal·li·al (palґe əl) pertaining to the pallium …   Medical dictionary

  • pallial — adj. of the cerebral cortex, of the covering of the brain (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pallial — pal·li·al …   English syllables

  • pallial — pal•li•al [[t]ˈpæl i əl[/t]] adj. 1) ivt of or pertaining to the mantle of a mollusk 2) anat. of or pertaining to the cerebral cortex • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • Pallial chamber — Pallial Pal li*al, a. [L. pallium a mantle. See {Pall}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to a mantle, especially to the mantle of mollusks; produced by the mantle; as, the pallial line, or impression, which marks the attachment of the mantle on the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pallial sinus — Pallial Pal li*al, a. [L. pallium a mantle. See {Pall}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to a mantle, especially to the mantle of mollusks; produced by the mantle; as, the pallial line, or impression, which marks the attachment of the mantle on the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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