pyriform area

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Noun1.pyriform area - pear-shaped neural structure on either side of the brain in the rhinencephalon
neural structure - a structure that is part of the nervous system
olfactory brain, rhinencephalon - a center in the cerebral hemispheres that governs the sense of smell in lower animals; in humans it seems to mediate complex emotional behavior
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In statistical analysis, correlation was experimented between the volume of right and left frontal sinus with the aperture pyriform area, with the area of right and left orbits, respectively, and the three skull measurements.
Effect of ablating the frontal lobes, hippocampi, and occipito-parieto-temporal (excepting pyriform areas) lobes on positive and negative olfactory conditioned reflexes.