HyperDic: cerebral_cortex

English > 1 sense of the expression cerebral cortex:
NOUNbodycerebral cortex, cerebral mantle, pallium, cortexthe layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
English > cerebral cortex: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum.
Synonymscerebral mantle, pallium, cortex
Part ofcerebrumanterior portion of the brain consisting of two hemispheres
PartsGolgi's cell, Golgi cellA neuron in the cerebral cortex with short dendrites and with either a long axon or a short axon that ramifies in the grey matter
cortical area, cortical regionAny of various regions of the cerebral cortex
frontal lobe, frontal cortexThat part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying directly behind the forehead
occipital lobe, occipital cortexThat part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying in the back of the head
parietal lobe, parietal cortexThat part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying below the crown of the head
prefrontal lobe, prefrontal cortexThe anterior part of the frontal lobe
temporal lobe, temporal cortexThat part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying inside the temples of the head
Narrowerarchipallium, paleocortexThe olfactory cortex of the cerebrum
neopallium, neocortexThe cortical part of the neencephalon
Broaderneural structureA structure that is part of the nervous system
Substancesgrey matter, gray matter, grey substance, gray substance, substantia griseagreyish nervous tissue containing cell bodies as well as fibers
Spanishcórtex cerebral, corteza cerebral, manto cerebral, palio
Catalancòrtex cerebral, escorça cerebral

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