Definition of neencephalon in English:

neencephalon

noun

(also neëncephalon)
Psychology
  • The phylogenetically newer part of the vertebrate brain, consisting chiefly of the neocortex or neopallium.

Pronunciation

neencephalon

/ˌnɪɛnˈsɛfəlɒn/ /ˌnɪɛnˈsɛf(ə)lɒn/ /ˌnɪɛnˈkɛfəlɒn/

Origin

Early 20th century. From German Neencephalon from neo- + Enzephalon.