Definition of Pyriform area

1. Noun. Pear-shaped neural structure on either side of the brain in the rhinencephalon.

Exact synonyms: Piriform Area, Piriform Lobe, Pyriform Lobe
Generic synonyms: Neural Structure
Group relationships: Olfactory Brain, Rhinencephalon



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Literary usage of Pyriform area

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1. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1903)
"It may be asked why the term ' gyrus' is not applied to the pyriform area. I have intentionally refrained from using this expression, because every gyrus in ..."

2. The Anatomy of the Nervous System from the Standpoint of Development and by Stephen Walter Ranson (1920)
"Ventral view of a sheep's brain, pyriform area shaded and anterior commissure exposed. The pyriform area.—The lateral olfactory gyrus is continuous at its ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1883)
"... elongated, pyriform area lateral from Ar. el., whose homology is not determined ; Cb., cerebrum; Cbl., cerebellum; Ch., chiasma ; dpy., ..."

4. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1880)
"The germinal disc continues gradually to spread over the yolk, but the original pyriform area is thicker than the remainder, and is r~ ~~j\ \y,~- ^\^l ..."

5. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1880)
"The germinal disc continues gradually to spread over the yolk, but the original pyriform area is thicker than the remainder, and is marked off anteriorly ..."

6. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1885)
"The germinal disc continues gradually to spread over the yolk, but the original pyriform area is thicker than the remainder, and is marked off anteriorly ..."

7. A Text-book of mental diseases by William Bevan Lewis (1890)
"Near the lower angle of the fourth ventricle, our transverse sections show us the restiform tract as a very conspicuous, somewhat pyriform area, ..."

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