neocortex

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ne·o·cor·tex

 (nē′ō-kôr′tĕks′)
n. pl. ne·o·cor·ti·ces (-tĭ-sēz′) or ne·o·cor·tex·es
The dorsal region of the cerebral cortex, especially large in primates, thought to have evolved more recently than other parts of the brain. Also called neopallium.

ne′o·cor′ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl) adj.

neocortex

(ˌniːəʊˈkɔːtɛks)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy the part of the cerebral cortex dealing with higher brain function

ne•o•cor•tex

(ˌni oʊˈkɔr tɛks)

n., pl. -ti•ces (-təˌsiz)
the outermost portion of the cerebral cortex, highly developed in mammals.
[1905–10]
ne`o•cor′ti•cal (-tɪ kəl) adj.
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Noun1.neocortex - the cortical part of the neencephalon
cerebral cortex, cerebral mantle, cortex, pallium - the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
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A[beta] aggregation affects first the layers II-V of the isocortex, followed by the entorhinal cortex, hippocampal formation, amygdala, insular and cingulated cortices; it spreads then to the subcortical nuclei including striatum, basal forebrain cholinergic nuclei, thalamus, hypothalamus, and white matter.
En el palio de los anfibios pueden distinguirse tres zonas principales: (1) el pallium medial, considerado homologo a la formacion hipocampal de los mamiferos, que es la region mas extensa del palio y ocupa el cuadrante dorsomedial del hemisferio, (2) el pallium dorsal, que puede considerarse homologo al isocortex de otros vertebrados y se continua lateralmente con el pallium medial, sin que se aprecie una frontera precisa entre ambas zonas y (3) el pallium lateral, que es considerado homologo al cortex piriforme de otros vertebrados y ocupa el cuadrante dorsolateral del hemisferio (Muzio, 2013; Northcutt & Kicliter, 1980).
Intraventricular administration of Al-maltolate to rabbits developed widespread neurofibrillary degeneration involving pyramidal neurons of the isocortex and allocortex, projection neurons of the diencephalon, and nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord (37).