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Synonyms for cortex
ˈkɔr tɛks; -təˌsizcor·tex

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  1. cerebral cortex, cerebral mantle, pallium, cortexnoun

    the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum

    pallium, cerebral cortex, mantle, lens cortex, cerebral mantle


  2. cortexnoun

    the tissue forming the outer layer of an organ or structure in plant or animal

    pallium, cerebral cortex, lens cortex, cerebral mantle


  3. lens cortex, cortexnoun

    the tissue that surrounds the lens nucleus

    lens cortex, cerebral cortex, pallium, cerebral mantle


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  1. List of paraphrases for "cortex":

    cortical, rind, bark

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  1. Miguel Nicolelis:

    These patients may have been able to transmit some of this information from the cortex through the spinal cord, through these very few nerves that may have survived the original trauma. It’s almost like we turned them on again.

  2. William Dobyns:

    These children have a very severe form of microcephaly, the brain is not just small, it's small with malformations of the cerebral cortex and calcifications. It has the appearance of a very severe, destructive injury to the brain.

  3. David Diamond:

    If you do n’t have a well-developed frontal cortex, then an individual is more likely to seek out pleasure and not think about the consequences of their actions, that defines the behavior of an adolescent and teen.

  4. Karen Pierce:

    The brain is very plastic during early development and can be impacted by input from the environment, the frontal cortex in particular -- the part of the brain essential for the development of social skills -- is making large numbers of connections between brain cells across the first two years of life.

  5. David Diamond:

    It’s not stupidity, it’s that children and teens have partially formed brains, it’s a capacity to look to the future -- that’s really what the frontal cortex does and that’s what preteens lack, an appreciation for the consequence of their actions.

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