cerebral cortex

noun

Definition of cerebral cortex

  1. :  the convoluted surface layer of gray matter of the cerebrum that functions chiefly in coordination of sensory and motor information — compare neocortex

First Known Use of cerebral cortex

1926


Medical Dictionary

cerebral cortex

noun

Medical Definition of cerebral cortex

  1. :  the convoluted surface layer of gray matter of the cerebrum that functions chiefly in coordination of sensory and motor information—called also pallium; see neocortex



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