Agranular cortex

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Agranular cortex is a cytoarchitecturally defined term denoting the type of heterotypic cortex that is distinguished by its relative thickness and lack of granule cells. An example is the precentral gyrus.[1][2]


  1. ^ Brodmann K (1909). Beschreibung der einzelnen Hirnkarten IV. Kapitel in Vergleichende Lokalisationslehre der Grosshirnrinde [Localisation in the cerebral cortex : the principles of comparative localisation in the cerebral cortex based on the cytoarchitectonics] (in German). Leipzig: Verlag von Johann Ambrosias Barth. OCLC 310463543.  (English translation available as OCLC 262025751
  2. ^ Carpenter MB; Sutin J (1983). Human Neuroanatomy. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins Co. OCLC 8346573. 

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