cortical definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, concerning, derived from, or composed of cortex.
    • Of, relating to, involving, or with respect to the cerebral cortex.
    • related to the outer level of an inside organ or physiology, such as the kidney or the brain.
    • regarding the cortex of a stem or root—the tissue that lies inwards from the epidermis, but outside towards the vascular muscle.
    • Belonging to, or comprising, bark or rind; resembling bark or rind; additional; external; shallow.
    • of or associated with a cortex
    • Of, regarding, derived from, or comprising cortex.
    • Of, concerning, of, or depending on the cerebral cortex.
    • related to the external level of an interior organ or physiology, such as the renal and/or mind.
    • related to the cortex of a stem or root—the tissue that lies inward from the epidermis, but exterior into vascular tissue.
    • owned by, or consisting of, bark or rind; resembling bark or rind; additional; external; shallow.
    • of or concerning a cortex
  • others:
    • Belonging to or comprising bark or skin; resembling bark or skin; for this reason, exterior; of the external covering: in physiology, especially placed on several enveloping or investing parts, in distinction from medullary: as, the cortical substance associated with the brain or kidney. See cortex.
    • owned by or comprising bark or skin; resembling bark or skin; therefore, outside; belonging to the additional covering: in structure, particularly applied to several enveloping or trading components, in distinction from medullary: because, the cortical substance associated with the mind or kidney. See cortex.

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