Meaning of cerebral cortex

cere'bral cor'tex

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  1. the furrowed outer layer of gray matter in the cerebrum of the brain, associated with the higher brain functions, as voluntary movement, coordination of sensory information, learning and memory, and the expression of individuality.
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