Cerebral Cortex D002540

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Description

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

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Subtype Terms (9)

Frontal Lobe
4 experimental drugs

Hippocampus
 

Insular Cortex
 

Limbic Lobe
 

Neocortex
 

Occipital Lobe
3 drugs (2 approved, 1 experimental)

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