prefrontal cortex


prefrontal cortex

noun

Definition of PREFRONTAL CORTEX

:  the gray matter of the anterior part of the frontal lobe that is highly developed in humans and plays a role in the regulation of complex cognitive, emotional, and behavioral functioning

First Known Use of PREFRONTAL CORTEX

1964

prefrontal cortex

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PREFRONTAL CORTEX

: the gray matter of the anterior part of the frontal lobe that is highly developed in humans and plays a role in the regulation of complex cognitive, emotional, and behavioral functioning

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