cortico-


a combining form representing cortex in compound words: corticosteroid.

Nearby words

  1. cortically,
  2. corticate,
  3. corticectomy,
  4. corticifugal,
  5. corticipetal,
  6. corticobulbar,
  7. corticofugal,
  8. corticoid,
  9. corticoliberin,
  10. corticolous

Origin of cortico-

< Latin cortic- (stem of cortex cortex) + -o-

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British Dictionary definitions for cortico-

cortico-

before a vowel cortic-

combining form

indicating the cortexcorticotrophin
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Medicine definitions for cortico-

cortico-

pref.

Cortex:corticobulbar.

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