noun. the cortical part of the neencephalon.
- cerebral cortex
- cerebral mantle
Example sentences of the word neocortex
1. Noun, singular or mass
Conscious thought and human language are also processed in the neocortex.
Mammalian brains also possess a unique region of the brain called a neocortex.The neocortex functions as the area of the brain that handles sensory perception, motor commands and spatial reasoning.