opercular cortex
Acronym: OpCx
The term opercular cortex refers to the parts of the cerebral cortex that cover the insula in primates. In the human it consists of the basal operculum, the frontoparietal operculum, and the temporal operculum. The opercular cortex of the macaque is the same except that it lacks a basal operculum and the inferior frontal gyrus components of the frontoparietal operculum. Opercular cortex is not present in rodents.

Also known as: operculaNeuroNames ID : 3297


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