CORTICAL COLUMN

one of the vertical sets of intertwined neurons that range across many cortical membranes and make up the fundamental operational arrangement of the neocortex. Columnar arrangement is the most apparent in visual cortex.

CORTICAL COLUMN: "The cortical column seemed to be nonexistent."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CORTICAL COLUMN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/cortical-column/ (accessed July 4, 2020).
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