Cerebral Cortex

Science / Biology / Cerebral Cortex: The outer layer of gray matter in the cerebrum; consists mainly of neuronal cell bodies and dendrites in humans; associated with higher functions, including language and abstract thought.

Cerebral Palsy

Life Style / Adoption / Cerebral Palsy: A non-hereditary condition which results from brain damage before, during or after birth. Children with cerebral palsy lack muscle control in one or more parts of their bodies or may experience speech MORE

Cortex

Science / Biology / Cortex: 1) The outer part of an organ, e.g., the adrenal cortex, which produces several steroid hormones; 2) in plants, the region of the stem or root between the epidermis and the vascular bundle(s). MORE

Sensory Cortex

Science / Biology / Sensory Cortex: A region of the brain associated with the parietal lobe. MORE

Cerebral Cortex

Science / Biology / Cerebral Cortex: The outer layer of gray matter in the cerebrum; consists mainly of neuronal cell bodies and dendrites in humans; associated with higher functions, including language and abstract thought. MORE

Cerebrum

Science / Biology / Cerebrum: The part of the forebrain that includes the cerebral cortex; the largest part of the human brain. MORE

Parietal Lobe

Science / Biology / Parietal Lobe: The lobe of the cerebral cortex that lies at the top of the brain; processes information about touch, taste, pressure, pain, and heat and cold. MORE

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