allocortex

[ ăl′ō-kôrtĕks′ ]

n.

Any of the regions of the cerebral cortex that have fewer cell layers than the isocortex, especially the olfactory cortex and the hippocampus.heterotypic cortex

Nearby words

  1. allocher,
  2. allochromasia,
  3. allochromatic,
  4. allochthon,
  5. allochthonous,
  6. allocution,
  7. allod,
  8. allodial,
  9. allodium,
  10. allodynia


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