Cortex Meaning and Definition

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Cortex meaning

Word: Cortex

How to pronounce: ˈkɔːteks



1. The outer layer of the cerebrum (the cerebral cortex), composed of folded gray matter and playing an important role in consciousness.

Example sentences: "Parts of the thalamus, and the frontal lobes of the cerebral cortex that are important in controlling mood, also connect to the hypothalamus."


cerebral cortex



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Spanish: Corteza

German: Cortex

French: Cortex

Italian: Corteccia

Turkish: Korteks


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