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subcortical

[ suhb-kawr-ti-kuhl ]
/ sʌbˈkɔr tɪ kəl /
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adjective Anatomy.
situated beneath the cortex.
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Origin of subcortical

First recorded in 1805–15; sub- + cortical

OTHER WORDS FROM subcortical

sub·cor·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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