exocortex etymology

English word exocortex comes from English cortex, English exo- (Outside, external.)

Detailed word origin of exocortex

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cortex English (eng) (countable, anatomy) The outer layer of an internal organ or body structure, such as the kidney or the brain.. (uncountable, botany) The tissue of a stem or root that lies inward from the epidermis, but exterior to the vascular tissue.
exo- English (eng) Outside, external.
exocortex English (eng) A hypothetical artificial information-processing system that would augment a brain's biological cognitive processes.

Words with the same origin as exocortex

Descendants of exo-
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