Medical Term:

isocortex

Pronunciation: ī′sō-kōr′teks

Definition: O. and C. Vogt term for the larger part of the mammalian cerebral cortex, distinguished from the allocortex by being composed of a larger number of nerve cells arranged in six layers.

Synonym(s): neocortexTA, homotypic cortex, neopallium

See Also: cerebral cortex

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