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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cor·tex /ˈkɔrˌtɛks/
 外皮

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cor·tex /ˈkɔrˌtɛks/ 名詞
 皮質,皮層

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cor·tex n.; pl. Cortices
 1. Bark, as of a tree; hence, an outer covering.
 2. Med. Bark; rind; specifically, cinchona bark.
 3. Anat. The outer or superficial part of an organ; as, the cortex or gray exterior substance of the brain.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 cortex
      n 1: the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the gray matter) forming
           the cortex of the cerebrum [syn: cerebral cortex, cerebral
           mantle, pallium]
      2: the tissue forming the outer layer of an organ or structure
         in plant or animal [ant: medulla]
      [also: cortices (pl)]