O. Vogt collective term for several regions of the cerebral cortex which occupy an intermediate position between the isocortex and the allocortex.

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jux·tal·lo·cor·tex (juk-stal″o-korґteks) [juxta- + allocortex] mesocortex.

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  • 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

  • mesocortex — meso·cor·tex (mez″o ) (me″zo korґteks) [meso + cortex] [TA] the cortex of the cingulate gyrus, which is intermediate in form between the allocortex and the isocortex and has four or five distinct layers; called also juxtallocortex.… …   Medical dictionary

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