/ (sʌbˈkɔːtɛks) /
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noun plural -tices (-tɪˌsiːz)
anatomy the matter of the brain situated beneath the cerebral cortex
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Derived forms of subcortexsubcortical (sʌbˈkɔːtɪkəl), adjective
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Medical definitions for subcortex
[ sŭb-kôr′tĕks ]
n. pl. sub•cor•ti•ces (-tĭ-sēz′)
The portion of the brain immediately below the cerebral cortex.
Other words from subcortexsub•cor′ti•cal (-tĭ-kəl) adj.
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