Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Allocortex

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_151

Definition

The allocortex is a 3–layered cortex. In the hippocampus, the three layers are the stratum oriens, the stratum pyramidale and the molecular zone consisting of the stratum radiatum, and stratum lacunosum-moleculare.

 Nociceptive Processing in the Hippocampus and Entorhinal Cortex, Neurophysiology and Pharmacology

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