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|English term or phrase: cortical bone|
|Dense bone that makes up about 80% of the akeleton, sometimnes called compact bone.|
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cortex [káwr teks ] (plural cortices [káwrti seez ], cortexes) noun
1. ANAT outer layer of body part: the outer layer of a solid organ or part of the body, for example the outer covering of the kidney or brain ( cerebral cortex)
2. BOT tissue layer: the tissue in plant stems and roots between the outer layer ( epidermis) and the central core ( stele)
[Mid-17th century. From Latin, literally 'bark'. Ultimately from an Indo-European base meaning 'to cut', which is also the ancestor of English shear, shirt, carnage, and corm.]
cortical [káwrtik'l ] adjective
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