cortical etymology

English word cortical comes from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreH₁-, Proto-Indo-European *kor, Proto-Balto-Slavic *krei-, Proto-Baltic *krei-, English adrenal cortex

Detailed word origin of cortical

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gʰreH₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to grow, become green, grow, become green
*kor Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*krei- Proto-Balto-Slavic (ine-bsl-pro)
*krei- Proto-Baltic (bat-pro)
adrenal cortex English (eng) (anatomy) The outer portion of the adrenal glands that produces hormones essential to homeostasis.
crescendum Latin (lat)
*(s)ker- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to turn, to bend, to turn, to bend, to turn, bend  , to move, swing, jump, to cut  , twist, turn, bend
sincerus Latin (lat) Clean, pure, sound.. Genuine, sincere.. Real, natural.. Uninjured, whole.
corticis Latin (lat)
cortical English (eng) (anatomy) Pertaining to the outer layer of an internal organ or body structure, such as the kidney or the brain.. (botany) Pertaining to the cortex of a stem or root—the tissue that lies inward from the epidermis, but exterior to the vascular tissue.

Words with the same origin as cortical

Descendants of *gʰreH₁-
concrete corn course create crew current exact exist exit experience experiment grass green grow grown growth harry her here horn increase rap rape shrink whore
Descendants of *kor
coronary coronation crown
Descendants of *krei-
debt decide desert desperate despite destroy die due effect effort example exchange expect hair rock row say
Descendants of *krei-
Descendants of adrenal cortex
decision delicious desire event evidence excuse expected issue still