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Cerebral cortex

Introduction: Cerebral cortex

Description of Cerebral cortex

Cerebral cortex: the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the gray matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum.
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Cerebral cortex: thin layer of gray matter on the surface of the cerebral hemisphere that develops from the telencephalon and folds into gyri; it reaches its highest development in man and is responsible for intellectual faculties and higher mental functions.
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Cerebral cortex: The thin layer of gray matter on the surface of the cerebral hemisphere that develops from the telencephalon and folds into gyri. It reaches its highest development in man and is responsible for intellectual faculties and higher mental functions.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Cerebral cortex as an Organ

Cerebral cortex (organ): The cerebral cortex is the outermost layer and surface of...more »

Cerebral cortex (organ): See Cerebral Cortex (organ information).

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Terms Similar to Cerebral cortex:

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  • Insula of Reil

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Related Topics

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More specific terms for Cerebral cortex:

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Broader terms for Cerebral cortex

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Other terms that may be related to Cerebral cortex:

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The description of Cerebral cortex may also be used for the following terms:

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Hierarchical classifications of Cerebral cortex

The following list attempts to classify Cerebral cortex into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • neural structure
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

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