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1. 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)

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2. 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)

3. 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)

4. renal

adjective. ['ˈriːnəl'] of or relating to the kidneys.

Etymology

  • renalis (Latin)
  • renes (Latin)

Example sentences of the word renal-cortex


1. Noun Phrase
Increased serum potassium can result from many different conditions, such as renal or respiratory dysfunction, diabetes, bradycardia, inadequate adrenal cortex function or metabolic acidosis.

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