laminar cortical necrosis

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lam·i·nar cor·ti·cal ne·cro·sis

the breaking down of a definite cell layer in the cerebral cortex, encountered typically after temporary cardiac arrest or perinatal hypoxia.


made up of laminae or layers; pertaining to a lamina.

laminar bone
see laminar bone.
laminar cortical necrosis
necrosis of the superficial layers of the cerebral cortex. See also polioencephalomalacia.
laminar dermis
the sensitive laminae in the horse's hoof; interdigitate with the insensitive laminae on the inner aspect of the horn of the hoof.
laminar flow
the flow of liquid through a tube so that the fluid passes along in concentric layers which slide over each other.