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allocortex

allocortex in Medicine

allocortex al·lo·cor·tex (āl'ō-kôr'těks')
n.
Any of the regions of the cerebral cortex that have fewer cell layers than the isocortex, especially the olfactory cortex and the hippocampus. Also called heterotypic cortex.

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