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Brain: Allocortex
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MeSH [1]

The allocortex is a part of the cerebral cortex characterized by having fewer cell layers than the isocortex (less than six).

The specific regions of the brain normally described as part of the allocortex are:

The allocortex is also referred to as the "heterotypic cortex."

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  • "Allocortex." Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 27th ed. (2000). ISBN 0-683-40007-X
  • Haines, Duane E. Fundamental Neuroscience, 2nd. (2002). ISBN 0-443-06603-5
de:Isocortex und Allocortex
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