Cortical



[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.

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