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cerebral cortex

noun

Definition of CEREBRAL CORTEX

:  the convoluted surface layer of gray matter of the cerebrum that functions chiefly in coordination of sensory and motor information — compare neocortex

First Known Use of CEREBRAL CORTEX

1926

cerebral cortex

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CEREBRAL CORTEX

:  the convoluted surface layer of gray matter of the cerebrum that functions chiefly in coordination of sensory and motor information—called also pallium; see neocortex

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