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subcortical

[suhb-kawr-ti-kuh l] /sʌbˈkɔr tɪ kəl/
adjective, Anatomy
1.
situated beneath the cortex.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; sub- + cortical
Related forms
subcortically, adverb
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  • The amateur climber's brain had also suffered subcortical lesions in the frontal lobes.

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