subcortex


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subcortex

 [sub-kor´teks]
the brain substance underlying the cortex. adj., adj subcor´tical.

sub·cor·tex

(sŭb-kōr'teks),
Any part of the brain lying below the cerebral cortex, and not itself organized as cortex.

subcortex

(sŭb-kôr′tĕks)
n. pl. subcor·tices (-tĭ-sēz′)
The portion of the brain immediately below the cerebral cortex.

sub·cor′ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl) adj.
sub·cor′ti·cal·ly adv.

sub·cor·tex

(sŭb-kōr'teks)
Any part of the brain lying below the cerebral cortex, and not itself organized as cortex.
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