adjective Anatomy.
situated beneath the cortex.

1805–15; sub- + cortical

subcortically, adverb Unabridged
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subcortex (sʌbˈkɔːtɛks)
n , pl -tices
anatomy the matter of the brain situated beneath the cerebral cortex

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The amateur climber's brain had also suffered subcortical lesions in the frontal lobes.
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