Definition of “cortex” - English Dictionary

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“cortex” in British English

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cortexnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɔː.teks/ us /ˈkɔːr.teks/ plural cortices uk /-ɪ.siːz / us specialized

the outer layer, especially of the brain and other organs:

the cerebral cortex

(Definition of “cortex” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)