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The type of Alzheimer's Dad has is rare - posterior cortical atrophy or PCA - and it affects his spatial awareness and the way he judges distance. His first symptoms were erratic typing and spelling, but to talk to him, you'd never know there was a problem.
Rhianna Pratchett

Meaning of "cortical" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CORTICAL

cortical  [ˈkɔːtɪk əl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CORTICAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cortical is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CORTICAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of cortical in the English dictionary

The definition of cortical in the dictionary is relating to a cortex in the body.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CORTICAL


agrammatical
ˌeɪɡrəˈmætɪk əl
arithmetical
ˌærɪθˈmɛtɪk əl
Calvinistical
ˌkælvɪnˈɪstɪk əl
chronogrammatical
ˌkrɒnəʊɡrəˈmætɪk əl
dendritical
dɛnˈdrɪtɪk əl
despotical
dɛsˈpɒtɪk əl
dialogistical
ˌdaɪələˈdʒɪstɪk əl
didactical
dɪˈdæktɪk əl
dynastical
dɪˈnæstɪk əl
egoistical
ˌiːɡəʊˈɪstɪk əl
electrotherapeutical
ɪˌlɛktrəʊˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪk əl
enthusiastical
ɪnˌθjuːzɪˈæstɪk əl
epiphytical
ˌɛpɪˈfɪtɪk əl
Eucharistical
ˌjuːkəˈrɪstɪk əl
eudaemonistical
juːˌdiːmənˈɪstɪk əl
eudemonistical
juːˌdiːmənˈɪstɪk əl
eulogistical
ˌjuːləˈdʒɪstɪk əl
fairnytickle
ˈfɛənɪˌtɪk əl
ferntickle
ˈfɜːnˌtɪk əl
floptical
ˈflɒptɪk əl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CORTICAL

cortically
corticate
corticated
cortication
cortices
corticoid
corticolous
corticose
corticosteroid
corticosterone
corticotrophic
corticotrophin
corticotropic
corticotropin
cortile
cortin
cortina
cortisol
cortisone

WORDS THAT END LIKE CORTICAL

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critical
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hypothetical
identical
mathematical
metical
mystical
nautical
optical
pharmaceutical
political
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skeptical
statistical
tactical
theoretical
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Synonyms and antonyms of cortical in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «cortical» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CORTICAL

Find out the translation of cortical to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cortical from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cortical» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

皮质
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cortical
570 millions of speakers

English

cortical
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कॉर्टिकल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

القشرية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

корковых
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cortical
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

করটিকাল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

corticale
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kortikal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

kortikalen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

皮質の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

대뇌 피질
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cortikal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vỏ não
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

புறணி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कॉर्टिकल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kortikal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

corticale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

korowe
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

коркових
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cortical
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φλοιού
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kortikale
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kortikal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kortikale
5 millions of speakers

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The term «cortical» is quite widely used and occupies the 31.008 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cortical

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QUOTES WITH «CORTICAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word cortical.
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Rhianna Pratchett
The type of Alzheimer's Dad has is rare - posterior cortical atrophy or PCA - and it affects his spatial awareness and the way he judges distance. His first symptoms were erratic typing and spelling, but to talk to him, you'd never know there was a problem.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CORTICAL»

Discover the use of cortical in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cortical and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cortical Visual Impairment: An Approach to Assessment and ...
The current leading cause of visual impairment among children is not a disease or condition of the eyes, but cortical visual impairment (CVI)-also known as cerebral visual impairment-in which visual dysfunction is caused by damage or injury ...
Christine Roman-Lantzy, 2007
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Cortical Functions
Cortical Functions is a companion to Kevin Silber's series title, The Physiological Basis of Behaviour and concentrates on the cerebral cortex, its structure, connections, functions and dysfunctions.
John D. Stirling, 2000
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The Bereitschaftspotential: Movement-Related Cortical Potentials
This volume also seeks to highlight and address some of the pertinent questions relating to the Bereitschaftspotential and to identify the key issues for future investigation in this field.
Marjan Jahanshahi, Mark Hallett, 2003
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Microfabricated Cortical Neuroprostheses
This book addresses one of the main clinical complications with the use of electrodes, namely the reaction of the neurological tissue in the immediate vicinity of an implanted device.
André Mercanzini, Philippe Renaud, 2010
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Visual Attention and Cortical Circuits
An attempt to derive a comprehensive theory of attention from both neurobiological and psychological data.
Jochen Braun, Christof Koch, Joel L. Davis, 2001
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Fast Oscillations in Cortical Circuits
In Fast Oscillations in Cortical Circuits, the authors use a combination of electrophysiological and computer modeling techniques to analyze how large networks of neurons can produce both epileptic seizures and functionally relevant ...
Roger D. Traub, John G. R. Jefferys, Miles A. Whittington, 1999
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Estimation of Cortical Connectivity in Humans: Advanced ...
The present book would like to offer a short presentation of several methods for the estimation of the cortical connectivity of the human brain.
Laura Astolfi, Fabio Babiloni, 2008
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Cortical Development: Genes and Genetic Abnormalities
Chapters in this book deal specifically with cell fate determination, cell migration and disorders of cell migration; current concepts and new ideas about cortical arealisation, and disorders which can arise from incorrect arealisation; ...
Novartis Foundation, 2008
9
The Cortical Neuron
This authoritative volume includes contributions by many of the renowned neurobiologists and neurologists directly responsible for these advances.
Michael Joseph Gutnick, Istvan Mody, 1995
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Cortical Function: A View from the Thalamus
This volume focuses on three major areas: the role of thalamocortical communication in cognition and attention; the role of the thalamus in communication between cortical areas; the hypothesis that much or all of the information relayed by ...
V. A. Casagrande, R. W. Guillery, S. Murray Sherman, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CORTICAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cortical is used in the context of the following news items.
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Decision making Flow charting
How information flows among cortical regions during flexible decision making is not clear. Here, multi-unit activity was recorded in several ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
2
New Scanning Study Points to Osteoporosis/Heart Disease Link
... told Medscape Medical News that the study "demonstrates a clear link between ischemic heart disease and cortical bone loss and increased ... «Medscape, Jul 15»
3
Sawtry schoolboy Joshua Cornwell gearing up for 100-mile cycle …
... to raise money for the National Brain Appeal, as his 64-year-old gran suffers with a rare form of Alzheimer's posterior cortical atrophy (PCA), ... «Cambridge News, Jul 15»
4
Memory and thinking ability keep getting worse for years after a …
Micrograph showing cortical pseudolaminar necrosis, a finding seen in strokes on medical imaging and at autopsy. H&E-LFB stain. Credit: ... «Medical Xpress, Jul 15»
5
Monsanto and EPA knew of glyphosate cancer link in 1981
Even though pre-cancerous conditions were imperfectly understood 35 years ago, and cortical adenomas in kidney were not thought ... «The Ecologist, Jul 15»
6
The use of virtual reality to improve limb use for persons post-stroke
Furthermore, others have utilized hypometric visual feedback presented during finger movements to increase cortical excitability in persons ... «BMC Blogs Network, Jul 15»
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Spineology Introduces ACT MediaLIF™ Platform for Minimally …
The Fortress Pedicular Fixation System is a midline pedicle screw system that offers a divergent cortical screw trajectory for screw placement to ... «Benzinga, Jul 15»
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How screens make us feel
It tells the story of Jeff and Tiernae Buttars, who struggle with whether to submit their son, born with the brain abnormality cortical dysplasia, to radical surgery ... «Columbia Journalism Review, Jul 15»
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Gregg F. Clyne Memorial Foundation announces 2015 scholarship …
... rare form of cancer (adrenal cortical carcinoma) for four years. Since the Foundation's inception, scholarship awards have been granted to 15 ... «NJ.com, Jul 15»
10
City doctor bags international award in psychiatry
Achalia delivered a presentation at the conference on cortical thickness abnormalities of bipolar disorder. Achalia said, "The Samuel Gershon ... «Times of India, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Cortical [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cortical>. Oct 2020 ».
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