association cortex

noun
cortical areas that are neither motor or sensory but are thought to be involved in higher processing of information
Syn: ↑association area
Hypernyms: ↑cortical area, ↑cortical region

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  • Cortex Préfrontal — Le cortex préfrontal est la partie antérieure du lobe frontal du cerveau, située en avant des régions prémotrices. Cette région est le siège de différentes fonctions cognitives dites supérieures (notamment le langage, la mémoire de travail, le… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cortex préfrontal — Le cortex préfrontal est la partie antérieure du cortex du lobe frontal du cerveau, située en avant des régions prémotrices. Cette région est le siège de différentes fonctions cognitives dites supérieures (notamment le langage, la mémoire de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • association area — any of the regions of the cerebral cortex of the brain connected by numerous nerve fibers to all parts of both cerebral hemispheres and coordinating such higher activities as learning and reasoning. Also called association cortex. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • association area — noun cortical areas that are neither motor or sensory but are thought to be involved in higher processing of information • Syn: ↑association cortex • Hypernyms: ↑cortical area, ↑cortical region …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cortex Cérébral — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Cortex (homonymie). Localisation du cortex cérébral. Le cortex cérébral (ou écorce cérébrale …   Wikipédia en Français

  • association area — n an area of the cerebral cortex considered to function in linking and coordinating the sensory and motor areas * * * an area of cerebral cortex that lies away from the main areas that are concerned with the reception of sensory impulses and the… …   Medical dictionary

  • association fiber — n a nerve fiber connecting different parts of the brain esp any of the fibers connecting different areas within the cortex of each cerebral hemisphere compare PROJECTION FIBER * * * fibra associationis …   Medical dictionary

  • Cortex cérébral — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Cortex (homonymie). Localisation du cortex cérébral. Le cortex cérébral (ou écorce cérébrale …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cortex — The outer portion of an organ. The outer portion of the adrenal gland is called the adrenal cortex; the outer portion of the cerebrum is the cerebral cortex (a key part of the brain); the outer part of the kidney is the renal cortex (it lies just …   Medical dictionary

  • Association fiber — Infobox Brain Name = PAGENAME Latin = fibra associationis GraySubject = 189 GrayPage = 843 Caption = Diagram showing principal systems of association fibers in the cerebrum. Caption2 = Dissection of cortex and brain stem showing association… …   Wikipedia

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