cortices cortices

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
  2. (n) the tissue forming the outer layer of an organ or structure in plant or animal
  3. (n) the tissue that surrounds the lens nucleus

Usage(s):

  1. In the dishonest group, however, areas within the volunteers' prefrontal cortices registered vigorous activity and the activity persisted whether they were lying or not.
  2. Clothing and architecture developed together like concentric cortices of a springing rod.
  3. Unexpectedly, extract of the cortices of adrenal glands stimulated the bitterling precisely the way ovarian hormones did.

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