noun \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

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