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Cerebral Cortex MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cerebral Cortex
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.200.885.287.500
Unique ID
D002540
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002540
Annotation
/surg: probably CEREBRAL DECORTICATION
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Allocortex
Archipallium
Cortex Cerebri
Cortical Plate
Paleocortex
Periallocortex
NLM Classification #
WL 307
See Also
Cerebral Decortication
Cortical Spreading Depression
Electroencephalography
Public MeSH Note
INSULA OF REIL was see under CEREBRAL CORTEX 1968-78
Online Note
use CEREBRAL CORTEX to search INSULA OF REIL 1968-78
History Note
INSULA OF REIL was see under CEREBRAL CORTEX 1968-78
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/07/01
Cerebral Cortex Preferred
Periallocortex Narrower
Paleocortex Narrower
Archipallium Narrower
Allocortex Narrower
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