The Main Subdivisions of the Telencephalic Cortex

  • Heiko Braak
Part of the Studies of Brain Function book series (BRAIN FUNCTION, volume 4)


The cortex can be divided into allocortical and isocortical territories (Vogt and Vogt, 1919). In man isocortical areas cover the major parts of the telencephalon. Ontogenetically they show an almost uniform development and share therefore general principles of structure.


Stellate Cell Marginal Zone Transitional Zone Sensu Stricto Myelinated Fibre 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Heiko Braak
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  1. 1.Frankfurt 70Germany

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