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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cortex  \Cor"tex\  (k?r"t?ks),  n.;  pl  {Cortices}  (-t?-s?z).  [L., 
  bark.  Cf  {Cork}.] 
  1.  Bark,  as  of  a  tree;  hence  an  outer  covering. 
 
  2.  (Med.)  Bark;  rind;  specifically,  cinchona  bark. 
 
  3.  (Anat.)  The  outer  or  superficial  part  of  an  organ;  as  the 
  cortex  or  gray  exterior  substance  of  the  brain. 




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