pyriform area

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pyriform area pear-shaped neural structure on either side of the brain in the rhinencephalon
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Usage

In literature:

Hexagonal areas with an acute angle above and below; bottom of area pyriform, surface covered with minute transparent granulations.
"Narrative Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By The Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During The Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries And Surveys In New Guinea, The Louisiade Archipelago, Etc. To Which Is Added The Account Of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's Expedition For The Exploration Of The Cape York Peninsula. By John Macgillivray, F.R.G.S. Naturalist To The Expedition. In Two Volumes. Volume 1." by John MacGillivray
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