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neocortex

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noun neo·cor·tex \ˌnē-ō-ˈkȯr-ˌteks\

Medical Definition of neocortex

plural neocortices \-ˈkȯrt-ə-ˌsēz\play or neocortexes

  1. :  the large 6-layered dorsal region of the cerebral cortex that is unique to mammals; broadly :  the mammalian cerebral cortex




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