transcortical

transcortical
1. Across or through the cortex of the brain, ovary, kidney, or other organ. 2. From one part of the cerebral cortex to another; denoting the various association tracts.

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trans·cor·ti·cal -'kȯrt-i-kəl adj crossing the cortex of the brain esp passing from the cortex of one hemisphere to that of the other <\transcortical stimulation>

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trans·cor·ti·cal (trans-korґtĭ-kəl) connecting two different parts of the cerebral cortex; also, dependent on disease of the tracts connecting different parts of the cerebral cortex.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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