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Cerebral Cortex

"Cerebral Cortex" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The thin layer of GRAY MATTER on the surface of the CEREBRAL HEMISPHERES that develops from the TELENCEPHALON and folds into gyri and sulchi. It reaches its highest development in humans and is responsible for intellectual faculties and higher mental functions.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cerebral Cortex" by people in this website by year, and whether "Cerebral Cortex" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 115 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2008
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