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From Latin cortex (“bark”).
cortical (not comparable)
- (anatomy) Pertaining to the outer layer of an internal organ or body structure, such as the kidney or the brain.
- (botany) Pertaining to the cortex of a stem or root—the tissue that lies inward from the epidermis, but exterior to the vascular tissue.
anatomy: pertaining to the outer layer of an internal organ or body structure
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