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1. auditory

adjective. ['ˈɔdɪˌtɔri'] of or relating to the process of hearing.

Synonyms

  • audile

Etymology

  • auditorium (Latin)
  • -torium (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Auditory Cortex

  • vortex

Example sentences of the word auditory-cortex


1. Noun Phrase
The auditory cortex is in the temporal lobe.

2. Noun Phrase
In 2002, scientists from Jerusalem examined how feline neurons respond to varying bird sounds in the auditory cortex.

2. cortex

noun. ['ˈkɔrtɛks'] the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum.

Synonyms

  • Golgi cell
  • grey matter
  • occipital lobe
  • cortical region
  • cerebral mantle
  • archipallium
  • neopallium
  • frontal cortex
  • Golgi's cell
  • frontal lobe
  • parietal cortex
  • prefrontal cortex
  • cerebrum
  • grey substance
  • occipital cortex
  • gray matter
  • neural structure
  • prefrontal lobe
  • pallium
  • temporal lobe
  • substantia grisea
  • neocortex
  • parietal lobe
  • cerebral cortex
  • paleocortex
  • gray substance
  • temporal ccortex

Antonyms

  • medulla oblongata
  • medullary sheath
  • myelin
  • myeline

Etymology

  • cortex (Latin)

3. cortex

noun. ['ˈkɔrtɛks'] the tissue forming the outer layer of an organ or structure in plant or animal.

Synonyms

  • animal tissue
  • plant tissue
  • renal cortex

Antonyms

  • myelin sheath
  • fat
  • animal tissue
  • plant tissue

Etymology

  • cortex (Latin)

4. cortex

noun. ['ˈkɔrtɛks'] the tissue that surrounds the lens nucleus.

Synonyms

  • lens of the eye
  • crystalline lens
  • animal tissue
  • lens cortex

Antonyms

  • bulb
  • respiratory center
  • neural structure
  • brainstem

Etymology

  • cortex (Latin)
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