Sentence Examples


  • Our outside and often thin and fanciful clothes are our epidermis, or false skin, which partakes not of our life, and may be stripped off here and there without fatal injury; our thicker garments, constantly worn, are our cellular integument, or cortex; but our shirts are our liber, or true bark, which cannot be removed without girdling and so destroying the man.
  • The outer part of the adrenal gland is the adrenal cortex which makes three main hormones called steroids.
  • An adrenal mass might also be a cancer of the adrenal cortex (adrenocortical carcinoma).
  • Animal and human studies implicate the amygdala in conditioning to aversive stimuli and orbitofrontal cortex in reversal learning.
  • At the same time it is the activation of this area of the left frontal cortex that is responsible for decrease in amygdala activation.

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