PYRIFORM AREA (PIRIFORM AREA)

Also referred to as the olfactory cortex, the Pyriform area is located at the base of the medial temporal lobe. It receives olfactory tracts and input from the inferior temporal lobe and relays impulses to the hippocampus.

PYRIFORM AREA (PIRIFORM AREA): "The Pyriform area is also called the Piriform area."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PYRIFORM AREA (PIRIFORM AREA)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pyriform-area-piriform-area/ (accessed February 19, 2020).
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