Cortex

Cortex: The outer portion of an organ. In the brain, the outer portion of the cerebrum is the cerebral cortex.

Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH)1

Types

Types may include:2

Types of Cortex:

  • Auditory Cortex
  • Cingulate Cortex
  • Entorhinal Cortex
  • Primary Motor Cortex
  • Primary Visual Cortex

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References

  1. Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH): rarediseasesnetwork.org/ cms/ artfl/ Learn-More/ Glossary
  2. Source: NCI Thesaurus

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