Neocortex



[nee-oh-kawr-teks] /ˌni oʊˈkɔr tɛks/

noun, plural neocortices
[nee-oh-kawr-tuh-seez] /ˌni oʊˈkɔr təˌsiz/ (Show IPA)
1.
the largest and evolutionarily most recent portion of the , composed of complex, layered tissue, the site of most of the higher brain functions.

neocortex ne·o·cor·tex (nē’ō-kôr’těks’)
n.
See isocortex.

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