Cortex (disambiguation)

Dr Daniel J Bell et al.

The term cortex (plural: cortices) is used for multiple structures in human anatomy, and in general refers to an outer layer, which in many organs (brain aside) lies external to a medulla.

History and etymology

The Latin word cortex means bark or shell 2.

Article information

rID: 83162
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Cortex (general)
  • Cortices (disambiguation)

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