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al·lo·cor·tex

(al'ō-kōr'teks), [TA]
O. Vogt term denoting several regions of the cerebral cortex, in particular the olfactory cortex and the hippocampus, characterized by fewer cell layers than are found in the isocortex.
See also: cerebral cortex.
Synonym(s): heterotypic cortex
[allo- + L. cortex, bark (cortex)]

allocortex

/al·lo·cor·tex/ (-kor´teks) the older, original part of the cerebral cortex, comprising the archicortex and the paleocortex.

al·lo·cor·tex

(al'ō-kōr'teks) [TA]
O. Vogt's term denoting several regions of the cerebral cortex, in particular the olfactory cortex and the hippocampus, characterized by fewer cell layers than the isocortex.
See also: cerebral cortex
Synonym(s): heterotypic cortex.
[allo- + L. cortex, bark (cortex)]

allocortex

the phylogenetically older part of the cerebral cortex and includes the cortex of the paleopallium and the archipallium. The newer part of the cortex is the neocortex or isocortex.
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It varied considerably in the temporal allocortex, and occurred at low levels in the neocortex.
From this perspective the topological center of the forebrain is not the thalamus but the entorhinal cortex, which was the first six-layered neocortex to emerge at "TA" from the three-layered primitive allocortex.
Intraventricular administration of Al-maltolate to rabbits developed widespread neurofibrillary degeneration involving pyramidal neurons of the isocortex and allocortex, projection neurons of the diencephalon, and nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord (37).