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neocortex

[nee-oh-kawr-teks]
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noun, plural ne·o·cor·ti·ces [nee-oh-kawr-tuh-seez] /ˌni oʊˈkɔr təˌsiz/.
  1. the largest and evolutionarily most recent portion of the cerebral cortex, composed of complex, layered tissue, the site of most of the higher brain functions.
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Origin of neocortex

First recorded in 1905–10; neo- + cortex
Also called neopallium.
Related formsne·o·cor·ti·cal [nee-oh-kawr-ti-kuh l] /ˌni oʊˈkɔr tɪ kəl/, adjective
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neocortex

(nē′ō-kôrtĕks′)
n.
  1. isocortex