Archicortex - Archicortex

Description

Archicortex is a type of cortical tissue that consists of three laminae (layers of neuronal cell bodies). Archicortex is most prevalent in the olfactory cortex and the hippocampus, which are responsible for processing smells and forming memories, respectively.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

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