Origin of cortical
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On counting its cortical layers, it was ascertained to be about 500 years old.The Indian in his Wigwam
Henry R. Schoolcraft
Cortical shell thin walled, smooth, with irregular polygonal pores, three to six times as broad as the bars.
Cortical shell with loose spongy framework and rough surface, four to six times as broad as the enclosed simple medullary shell.
Cortical shell smooth, three times as broad as the medullary shell, with regular hexagonal pores, four times as broad as the bars.
In some cases it is also possible to isolate radial rods from the cortical layer of teased out central capsules.
1670s, from Modern Latin corticalis, from cortex "bark of a tree" (see cortex).