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Definition 1: cloak or mantle worn by men in ancient Rome - [noun denoting artifact]

(pallium is a kind of ...) a loose outer garment

Definition 2: (Roman Catholic Church) vestment consisting of a band encircling the shoulders with two lappets hanging in front and back - [noun denoting artifact]

(pallium is a kind of ...) gown (especially ceremonial garments) worn by the clergy

(pallium belongs to category ...) the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy

Definition 3: (zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for pallium in the sense of this definition

(pallium is a kind of ...) the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates

(pallium belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies animals

Definition 4: the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for pallium in the sense of this definition

(pallium is a kind of ...) a structure that is part of the nervous system

(... is a kind of pallium ) the cortical part of the neencephalon

(... is a kind of pallium ) the olfactory cortex of the cerebrum

(pallium is a part of ...) that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying in the back of the head

(pallium is a part of ...) that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying below the crown of the head

(pallium is a part of ...) the anterior part of the frontal lobe

(pallium is a part of ...) that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying directly behind the forehead

(pallium is a part of ...) that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying inside the temples of the head

(pallium is a part of ...) any of various regions of the cerebral cortex

(pallium is a part of ...) a neuron in the cerebral cortex with short dendrites and with either a long axon or a short axon that ramifies in the grey matter

(... is part of pallium) anterior portion of the brain consisting of two hemispheres; dominant part of the brain in humans

(pallium is made of the substance ...) greyish nervous tissue containing cell bodies as well as fibers; forms the cerebral cortex consisting of unmyelinated neurons

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