cortex

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cor·tex

noun \ˈkr-ˌteks\
plural cor·ti·ces \ˈkrt-ə-ˌsēz\ or cor·tex·es

Definition of CORTEX

1
a : the outer or superficial part of an organ or body structure (as the kidney, adrenal gland, or a hair); especially : cerebral cortex b : the outer part of some organisms (as paramecia)
2
a : a plant bark or rind (as cinchona) used medicinally b : the peel of any of several fruits—used especially in the writing of medical prescriptions

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