cortic-, cortico-, cort-, cortex +

(Latin: bark, rind; literally, that which is "stripped off"; used in its extended senses, chief among these being "pertaining to the outer layer of a bodily organ, especially the brain")

adrenocorticotrophic
Acting on or stimulating the adrenal cortex.
allocortex
1. The areas or portions of the cerebral cortex where lamination is absent or incomplete, as with the olfactory cortex, representing less developed or more primitive areas.
2. The portions of cerebral cortex medial to the rhinal fissure during embryonic development that fail to differentiate into a six-layered isocortex.
cortex (s); cortices, cortexes (pl)
1. The outer layer of an internal organ or body structure, as of the kidney or adrenal gland.
2. The outer layer of gray matter that covers the surface of the cerebral hemisphere.
3. In botany, the region of tissue in a root or stem lying between the epidermis and the vascular tissue.
4. An external layer; such as, bark or rind.
corticectomy
1. Removal of a specific portion of the cerebral cortex (outer portion of the brain).
2. Excision of part of the cerebral cortex for the relief of unmanageable pain or; especially, as a treatment for certain mental disorders; also identified as, topectomy.
corticiferous
Producing bark or something that resembles bark.
corticiform
Resembling, or having the form of, bark or rind.
corticifugal
Passing in a direction away from the outer surface; denoting, especially, nerve fibers conveying impulses away from the cerebral cortex.
corticole (verb), corticoles; corticoled; corticoling: tree bark
Growing on bark.
corticolous (adjective), more corticolous, most corticolous
Growing or living on tree bark, as some lichens and mosses.
corticose
Abounding in bark; resembling bark.
corticotropin
A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex.
corticous
Relating to, or resembling, bark; corticose.
juxtacortical
Situated or occurring near the cortex of an organ or tissue.
juxtallocortex
Adjoining the cortex of the cingulate gyrus, which is intermediate in form between the allocortex and the isocortex.
psychocortical
A reference to the cerebral cortex as the seat of sensory, motor, and psychic functions.