cortical

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adjective cor·ti·cal \ˈkȯr-ti-kəl\

Definition of cortical

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or consisting of cortex

  2. 2 :  involving or resulting from the action or condition of the cerebral cortex

cortically

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  • But George designed multiple, parallel layers of nodes — each representing thousands of neurons in cortical columns and each a small program with its own ability to process information, remember patterns, and make predictions.

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1671

First Known Use of cortical

1671


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cortical

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adjective cor·ti·cal \ˈkȯrt-i-kəl\

Medical Definition of cortical

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or consisting of cortex cortical tissue

  2. 2:  involving or resulting from the action or condition of the cerebral cortex cortical blindness

cortically

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