cerebral cortexeducation dictionary

<anatomy> The outer layer of the brain; controls thinking, feeling, and voluntary movement.

(14 Jan 2009)

cerebral cortexmedical dictionary

<anatomy> The outer portion of the brain, consisting of layersof nerve cells and the pathways that connect them. The cerebralcortex is the part of the brain in which thought processes take place.In Alzheimer's disease, nerve cells in the cerebral cortex die.

(22 May 1997)