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n. pl. sub·cor·ti·ces (-tĭ-sēz′)
The portion of the brain immediately below the cerebral cortex.

sub·cor′ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl) adj.
sub·cor′ti·cal·ly adv.


n, pl -tices (-tɪˌsiːz)
(Anatomy) anatomy the matter of the brain situated beneath the cerebral cortex
subcortical adj


(sʌbˈkɔr tɛks)
n., pl. -ti•ces (-təˌsiz)
the region of the brain that lies below the cerebral cortex.
sub•cor′ti•cal (-tɪ kəl) adj.
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MRI of the brain showed multiple high-intensity spotty lesions in the left cerebral cortex and subcortex (16).
University of Tennessee researcher Kanwaljeet Anand disagrees, saying that younger fetuses still feel pain, but in a primitive part of the brain called the subcortex.
Says the other expectant mother, "[T]hen there were five minutes at the end about labour pain being an illusion pro-rooted by capitalist doctors, and how it was really only messages from the subcortex of the brain which you could turn off by stimulating the cortex.
Pretreatment with 75, 100 and 50 mg/kg/day OLE for 30 days resulted in an increased of glutathione levels in subcortex area (p = 0.
Subcortex Study: This ISH study characterizes 55 genes in subcortical regions extending from the front of the caudate through posterior substantia nigra, and a smaller set of 10 genes through the hypothalamus.
Within the central nervous system, locations in the brain that are involved in the experience of pain include the thalamus, the primary and secondary somatosensory cortex, the anterior cingulate cortex, the putamen, the prefrontal cortex, the premotor cortex, and the subcortex (Coghill, 1999).
Suffice it to say that many political predilections these days are driven from somewhere deeper in the subcortex.