paracortex

(redirected from deep cortex)

par·a·cor·tex

(par'ă-kōr'teks),
The area of a lymph node between the subcapsular cortex and the medullary cords; it consists mostly of long-lived lymphocytes (T cells) derived from the thymus.

paracortex

[-kôr′teks]
the thymus-dependent area of a lymph node between the subscapular cortex and the medullary cord.

paracortex

the thymus-dependent part of the lymph node.
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A brain biopsy specimen of cerebral cortex and superficial white matter showed a moderate lymphoplasmacytic and focally histiocytic infiltrate that involved deep cortex, white matter, and leptomeninges.
The superficial neuron density in the electrocoagulated areas appeared sparse, while the neuron density in the deep cortex and noncoagulated superficial cortex was almost normal [Figure 4]a and b.