association cortices

association area

noun
any of the regions of the cerebral cortex of the brain connected by numerous nerve fibers to all parts of both cerebral hemispheres and coordinating such higher activities as learning and reasoning.
Also called association cortex.


Origin:
1905–10

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association area n.
See association cortex.

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