cerebral cortex

cerebral cortex

  1. (neuroanatomy) The grey, folded, outermost layer of the cerebrum that is responsible for higher brain processes such as sensation, voluntary muscle movement, thought, reasoning, and memory.
Synonyms Translations
  • German: Großhirnrinde
  • Portuguese: córtex
  • Russian: кора́ головной
  • Spanish: corteza cerebral, córtex cerebral

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