cerebral mantle

noun
the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
Syn: ↑cerebral cortex, ↑pallium, ↑cortex
Derivationally related forms: ↑cortical (for: ↑cortex)
Hypernyms: ↑neural structure
Hyponyms: ↑neopallium, ↑neocortex, ↑archipallium, ↑paleocortex
Part Holonyms: ↑cerebrum
Substance Meronyms: ↑grey matter, ↑gray matter, ↑grey substance, ↑gray substance, ↑substantia grisea
Part Meronyms:

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