perirhinal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From peri- +‎ rhinal.

Adjective[edit]

perirhinal (comparative more perirhinal, superlative most perirhinal)

  1. Situated around the nose.
    • 1999, Matt Ridley, Genome, Harper Perennial 2004, p. 229:
      Prompted by this, neuroscientists have gradually narrowed down the search for the most vital of all memory organs to one principal structure, the perirhinal cortex.