subcortical

[ suhb-kawr-ti-kuh l ]
/ sʌbˈkɔr tɪ kəl /

adjective Anatomy.

situated beneath the cortex.

Origin of subcortical

First recorded in 1805–15; sub- + cortical

Related forms

sub·cor·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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