Medical Dictionary

neocortex

noun neo·cor·tex \ˌnē-ō-ˈkr-ˌteks\
plural neo·cor·ti·ces \-ˈkrt-ə-ˌsēz\ or neo·cor·tex·es

Definition of NEOCORTEX

:  the large 6-layered dorsal region of the cerebral cortex that is unique to mammals; broadly :  the mammalian cerebral cortex
March 30, 2015
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