Cortex Cor"tex (k[^o]r"t[e^]ks), n.; pl. {Cortices} (-t?-s?z). [L., bark. Cf. {Cork}.] 1. Bark, as of a tree; hence, an outer covering. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) Bark; rind; specifically, cinchona bark. [1913 Webster]

3. (Anat.) The outer or superficial part of an organ; as, the cortex or gray exterior substance of the brain. [1913 Webster]

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