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association cortex

 

Definition: generic term denoting the large expanses of the cerebral cortex that are not sensory or motor in the customary sense, but are involved in advanced stages of sensory information processing, multisensory integration, or sensorimotor integration.

Synonym(s): association areas

See Also: cerebral cortex

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