Cortex

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Cortex may refer to:

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Organs[edit]

  • Adrenal cortex, the portion of the adrenal gland responsible for the production of cortisol and aldosterone
  • Cell cortex, the region proximal to the cell surface, i.e. directly underneath the cell membrane
  • Renal cortex, the outer portion of the kidney

The brain[edit]

  • Cerebral cortex, the outer layer of the vertebrate cerebrum, part of which is the forebrain
    • Motor cortex, the regions of the cerebral cortex involved in voluntary motor functions
    • Prefrontal cortex, the anterior part of the frontal lobes of the brain
    • Visual cortex, regions of the cerebral cortex involved in visual functions
  • Cerebellar cortex, the outer layer of the vertebrate cerebellum

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