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Medical Brain Anatomy - What is the neocortex?

  1. Jun 1, 2009 #1
    Is the neocortex a layer of the cerebral cortex? Also is the neocortex restricted to the cerebrum or does it extend into the cerebellum too? I read a few different websites and they didn't give consistent explanations. One site said the neocortex and the cerebral cortex are the same thing. Another site said the neocortex encompasses both the cerebrum and the cerebellum.
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