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Prefrontal Cortex

"Prefrontal Cortex" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The rostral part of the frontal lobe, bounded by the inferior precentral fissure in humans, which receives projection fibers from the mediodorsal nucleus of the thalamus. The prefrontal cortex receives afferent fibers from numerous structures of the diencephalon, mesencephalon, and limbic system as well as cortical afferents of visual, auditory, and somatic origin.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Prefrontal Cortex" by people in this website by year, and whether "Prefrontal Cortex" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 107 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2016 and 2017 and 2020
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