pyriform lobe

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Synonyms for pyriform lobe

pear-shaped neural structure on either side of the brain in the rhinencephalon

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It is known that the piriform cortex is able to temporarily store olfactory memories.
Strikingly, the same protocols did not induce long-term information storage in the form of synaptic plasticity in the piriform cortex.
Partially blocked nostrils, which require the application of greater sniffing power for less total air movement, result in less activation in the piriform cortex.
Structure Neocortex Hippocampus Piriform cortex Subpallial structures Hypothalamus Diencephalon Midbrain Cerebellum Hindbrain Spinal cord Vascular supply Imaging techniques
After the smell deprivation, researchers found an increase in activity in the orbital frontal cortex and a decrease of activity in the piriform cortex, two regions related to the sense of smell.