cortical
adjective Date: 1671 1. of, relating to, or consisting of cortex 2. involving or resulting from the action or condition of the cerebral cortexcortically adverb

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  • cortical — cortical, ale, aux [ kɔrtikal, o ] adj. • fin XVe ; du lat. cortex, icis « écorce » 1 ♦ Bot. Qui appartient à l écorce. Couches corticales. 2 ♦ Anat. Substance corticale du cerveau : substance externe et grise qui enveloppe la substance blanche.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cortical — CORTICÁL, Ă, corticali, e, adj. Care ţine de scoarţa sau de învelişul exterior al unui organ animal sau vegetal. ♦ Care ţine de scoarţa creierului. – Din fr. cortical. Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 03.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  corticál adj. m., pl.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Cortical — Cor ti*cal (k?r t? kal), a. [L. cortex bark: cf. F. cortical.] Belonging to, or consisting of, bark or rind; resembling bark or rind; external; outer; superficial; as, the cortical substance of the kidney. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cortical — adj. 2 g. 1. Da cortiça, relativo a ela ou à casca. 2. planta cortical: planta parasito da casca de uma árvore. 3. substância cortical: substância cinzenta e exterior do cérebro ou dos rins …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • cortical — cortical, ale (kor ti kal, ka l ) adj. 1°   Terme de botanique. Qui appartient à l écorce. Couches corticales. Les pores corticaux. Bourgeon cortical. •   Si l on fait passer un fil d argent dans l épaisseur de l écorce d un arbre en pleine… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • cortical — adjetivo 1. De la corteza: La parte cortical del cerebro ha sido la más afectada por el golpe …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • cortical — 1670s, from Mod.L. corticalis, from cortex bark of a tree (see CORTEX (Cf. cortex)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • cortical — (Del lat. cortex, ĭcis). adj. Anat. y Biol. Perteneciente o relativo a la corteza …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • cortical — [kôr′ti kəl] adj. [ModL corticalis < L cortex (gen. corticis), bark of a tree] 1. of a cortex 2. consisting of cortex 3. involving, or in some way caused by, the brain cortex cortically adv …   English World dictionary

  • Cortical — Having to do with the cortex, the outer portion of an organ. The outer portion of the adrenal gland is called the adrenal cortical part; the outer portion of the cerebrum is the cerebral cortical area (a key part of the brain responsible for… …   Medical dictionary

  • cortical — (Derivado del lat. cortex, corteza.) ► adjetivo ANATOMÍA, BOTÁNICA De la corteza: ■ se le practicó una delicada intervención en la zona cortical del cerebro. * * * cortical (del lat. «cortex, ĭcis»; científ.) adj. De la corteza. V. «sustancia… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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