subcortical

[suhb-kawr-ti-kuh l]
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adjective Anatomy.

situated beneath the cortex.

Nearby words

  1. subcontract,
  2. subcontractor,
  3. subcontrary,
  4. subcorneal pustular dermatosis,
  5. subcortex,
  6. subcosta,
  7. subcostal artery,
  8. subcostal muscle,
  9. subcostal nerve,
  10. subcostal plane

Origin of subcortical

First recorded in 1805–15; sub- + cortical

Related formssub·cor·ti·cal·ly, adverb

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