is a part of the cerebral cortex
characterized by fewer cell
layers than the isocortex
, or neocortex
(i.e. fewer than six).
The specific regions of the brain normally described as part of the allocortex are:
The allocortex is also referred to as the "heterotypic cortex."
- "Allocortex." Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 27th ed. (2000). ISBN 0-683-40007-X
- Haines, Duane E. Fundamental Neuroscience, 2nd. (2002). ISBN 0-443-06603-5