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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming a part of the cerebrum; The tissue forming the outer layer of an organ or structure in plant or animal.

Usage examples (37)
  • Assuming their cerebral cortex is still intact and functioning.
  • Memory and mental acuity are affected if the cerebral cortex is infected.
  • Yet, the prefrontal cortex is not functioning as efficiently as it should be.
  • The visual cortex is being cued, at a subliminal but pervasive level, that what is being seen is real. for more
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