Dictionary

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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: prefulgencePrevious Word in the Dictionary: prefrontal (noun)All Words Near: prefrontal cortex
May 28, 2015
fictioneer Hear it
someone who writes fiction
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears