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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.


(Anatomy) anatomy of or pertaining to the neocortex
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Adj.1.neocortical - of or relating to the neocortex of the cerebrum
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In very broad terms, for example, the upper right quadrant represents holonic progress from the atom to the organism to the neocortically endowed organism and beyond.
Some researchers would state that these patients are neocortically dead and any attempt to rehabilitate them is 'clinical naivety' (Wood, 1991).