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neocortex vs. cerebral cortex

[ nee-oh-kawr-teks ]
  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.
[ suh-ree-bruhl kawr-teks, ser-uh- ]
  1. the furrowed outer layer of gray matter in the cerebrum of the brain, associated with higher brain functions such as voluntary movement, learning, memory, coordination of sensory information, and the expression of individuality.

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