[kawr-tiz; Spanish kawr-tes] /ˈkɔr tɪz; Spanish ˈkɔr tɛs/
(in Spain or Portugal) the two houses constituting the national legislative body.
[kawr-tez; Spanish kawr-tes] /kɔrˈtɛz; Spanish kɔrˈtɛs/
[er-nahn-daw] /ɛrˈnɑn dɔ/ (Show IPA), Hernán
[er-nahn] /ɛrˈnɑn/ (Show IPA), 1485–1547, Spanish conqueror of Mexico.
/ˈkɔːtɛz; Spanish ˈkortes/
the national assembly of Spain and (until 1910) Portugal
/ˈkɔːtɛz; Spanish korˈtes/
Hernando (ɛrˈnando) or Hernán (ɛrˈnan). 1485–1547, Spanish conquistador: defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1523)
1660s, legislative houses of Spain or Portugal, from Spanish and Portuguese plural of corte, from Latin cortem (see court (n.)).
[kawr-teks] /ˈkɔr tɛks/ noun, plural cortices [kawr-tuh-seez] /ˈkɔr təˌsiz/ (Show IPA) 1. Anatomy, Zoology. 2. Botany. 3. Mycology. the surface tissue layer of a fungus or lichen, composed of massed hyphal cells. /ˈkɔːtɛks/ noun (pl) -tices (-tɪˌsiːz) 1. (anatomy) the outer layer of any organ or part, such as the grey matter in the brain […]
- Cortex of ovary
cortex of ovary n. The layer of the ovarian stroma lying immediately beneath the tunica albuginea, composed of connective tissue cells and fibers, among which are scattered primary and secondary follicles in various stages of development.
cortic- pref. Variant of cortico-.
[kawr-ti-kuh l] /ˈkɔr tɪ kəl/ adjective 1. Anatomy. of, pertaining to, resembling, or consisting of . 2. Physiology. resulting from the function or condition of the . 3. Botany. of or relating to the . adj. 1670s, from Modern Latin corticalis, from cortex “bark of a tree” (see cortex). cortical cor·ti·cal (kôr’tĭ-kəl) adj.