prefrontal cortex

noun

Definition of prefrontal cortex

  1. :  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

1900

First Known Use of prefrontal cortex

1900


Medical Dictionary

prefrontal cortex

noun

Medical Definition of prefrontal cortex

  1. :  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


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