isocortex

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isocortex i·so·cor·tex (ī'sō-kôr'těks')
n.
The larger part of the cerebral cortex, that is distinguished from the allocortex by having a larger number of nerve cells arranged in six layers. Also called homotypic cortex, neocortex, neopallium.

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