cerebral cortex

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cerebral cortex the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
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Usage

In literature:

This, of course, is equivalent to postulating the cerebral cortex as the exclusive seat of higher intellection.
"A History of Science, Volume 4(of 5)" by Henry Smith Williams
This woman was wearing one of Ann's patented grids, sealed into her cerebral cortex.
"The Cartels Jungle" by Irving E. Cox, Jr.
Detached from the control panel of his cerebral cortex his body mechanism functioned perfectly.
"The Instant of Now" by Irving E. Cox, Jr.
Beyond they disperse again over the cortex mantle to all the centers of coordination, higher cerebration and higher psychic activities.
"The Brain" by Alexander Blade
It is therefore to items regarding the functions of the great sheet of cerebral cortex that we may now pass.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various
All characteristic features of the full epileptic onset can be produced in animals deprived of the related cerebral cortex.
"Degeneracy" by Eugene S. Talbot
The main seat of this principle of life is in the central nervous system and especially in the cerebral cortex.
"Psychotherapy" by James J. Walsh
A and B, Ganglion cells from the cerebral cortex; in A the only slightly branched axon may extend the whole length of the spinal cord.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 8" by Various
As we have already seen, the cerebral cortex is the seat of the chief mental faculties of man or at least of the highest of these.
"Being Well-Born" by Michael F. Guyer
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In news:

IBM computer simulates cat's cerebral cortex .
On present evidence, the only tissues that last a lifetime seem to be the neurons of the cerebral cortex, the inner lens cells of the eyes, and a woman's oocytes (eggs).
In the autumn of 1906, Alois Alzheimer presented his now-famous lecture "On a Peculiar, Severe Disease Process of the Cerebral Cortex" to the 37th Assembly of Southwest German Alienists in Tübingen, Germany.
Steve Jobs, Cerebral Cortex and Unrequited Love.
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In science:

We propose that some implementation of those feed back loops is wide spread in the cerebral cortex.
A model of memory, learning and recognition
Regional differences in the synaptogensis in human cerebral cortex.
Interplay between Network Topology and Dynamics in Neural Systems
As noticed quite early in the historical debate, the cut may even be placed deep into the human observer, whose consciousness, which may be located in the cerebral cortex, represents the final link in the observational chain.
Decoherence: Basic Concepts and Their Interpretation
Unlike the cerebral cortex, in the subcortical areas, this initial EB leakage persisted till 6 h, showing a significant increase in EB extravasation as compared to the contralateral side (Fig. 2B).
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
By measuring the activity of an enzymatic marker of these inflammatory cells (MPO), we assessed the degree of leukocyte infiltration into the cerebral cortex and subcortical regions following the focal ischemic event.
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
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