corticalization


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cor·ti·cal·i·za·tion

(kōr'ti-kăl-i-zā'shŭn),
In phylogenesis, the migration of function from subcortical centers to the cortex.
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Implant stability is greatly increased by a mechanism that could be regarded as "corticalization" of the spongy bone (KOS).