Meaning of cortex
Pronunciation: (kôr'teks), [key]
— pl. -ti•ces
- the outer region of an organ or structure, as the outer portion of the kidney.
- the cerebral cortex.
- the portion of a stem between the epidermis and the vascular tissue; bark.
- any outer layer, as rind.
- the surface tissue layer of a fungus or lichen, composed of massed hyphal cells.
- cortex (Thesaurus)