how to pronounce cortex


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cortex is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of cortex in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… out of your prefrontal cortex and into …”

meanings of cortex


  1. The tissue of a stem or root that lies inward from the epidermis, but exterior to the vascular tissue.
  2. The outer layer of an internal organ or body structure, such as the kidney or the brain.

cortex frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cortex occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics cortex can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that cortex can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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