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Descriptor in English: Cerebral Cortex
Descriptor in Spanish: Corteza Cerebral
Descriptor in Portuguese: Córtex Cerebral
Descriptor in French: Cortex cérébral
Entry term(s): Allocortex
Allocortices
Archipallium
Archipalliums
Cerebral Cortices
Cerebri, Cortex
Cerebrus, Cortex
Cortex Cerebri
Cortex Cerebrus
Cortex, Cerebral
Cortex, Insular
Cortical Plate
Cortical Plates
Cortices, Cerebral
Cortices, Insular
Insula of Reil
Insular Cortex
Insular Cortices
Paleocortex
Paleocortices
Periallocortex
Periallocortices
Plate, Cortical
Plates, Cortical
Reil Insula
Tree number(s): A08.186.211.200.885.287.500
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 sulchi. It reaches its highest development in humans and is responsible for intellectual faculties and higher mental functions.
Annotation: /surg: probably CEREBRAL DECORTICATION
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Online Note: use CEREBRAL CORTEX to search INSULA OF REIL 1968-78
History Note: INSULA OF REIL was see under CEREBRAL CORTEX 1968-78
See also the descriptors: Cerebral Decortication MeSH
Cortical Spreading Depression MeSH
Electroencephalography MeSH
DeCS UI: 2579
Descriptor UI: D002540
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Cerebral Cortex - Preferred
Concept UI M0003878
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 sulchi. It reaches its highest development in humans and is responsible for intellectual faculties and higher mental functions.
Preferred term Cerebral Cortex
Entry term(s) Cerebral Cortices
Cerebri, Cortex
Cerebrus, Cortex
Cortex Cerebri
Cortex Cerebrus
Cortex, Cerebral
Cortical Plate
Cortical Plates
Cortices, Cerebral
Plate, Cortical
Plates, Cortical
Insula of Reil - Narrower
Concept UI M0003879
Preferred term Insula of Reil
Entry term(s) Cortex, Insular
Cortices, Insular
Insular Cortex
Insular Cortices
Reil Insula
Allocortex - Narrower
Concept UI M0592163
Scope note Type of cerebral cortex which does not pass through a perinatal phase of six-layered structure as in the NEOCORTEX and develops into three or four layers in the mature brain. Allocortex has three subareas: archi- paleo- and periallo-cortex.
Preferred term Allocortex
Entry term(s) Allocortices
Archipallium
Archipalliums
Paleocortex
Paleocortices
Periallocortex
Periallocortices



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