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Avian pallium



In the anatomy of animals, an avian pallium is the dorsal telencephalon of a bird's brain. The subpallium is the ventral telencephalon.

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Pallium of avian species tend to be relatively large, comprising ~75% of the telencephalic volume. Birds have a unique pallial structure known as the hyperpallium, once called the hyperstriatum.

A 2002 conference at Duke University established a standard nomenclature for describing the avian pallium as follows:

 
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