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(kor′teks″ )

(kort′ĭ-sēz″)
pl. cortices [L. cortex, stem cortic-, rind]

1. The outer layer of an organ as distinguished from the inner medulla, as in the adrenal gland, kidney, ovary, lymph node, and thymus.
2. The outer layer of a structure, as a hair or the lens of the eye.
3. In the brain, a surface sheet of layered or laminated gray matter, as in the outermost sector of the cerebral and cerebellar hemispheres.
4. The outer superficial portion of the stem or root of a plant.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Cortex." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735759/all/cortex.
Cortex. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735759/all/cortex. Accessed April 26, 2019.
Cortex. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735759/all/cortex
Cortex [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 26]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735759/all/cortex.
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