from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The extensive outer layer of gray matter of the cerebral hemispheres, largely responsible for higher brain functions, including sensation, voluntary muscle movement, thought, reasoning, and memory.
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- n. The grey, folded, outermost layer of the cerebrum that is responsible for higher brain processes such as sensation, voluntary muscle movement, thought, reasoning, and memory.
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- n. the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
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