Definition of transcortical in English:

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transcortical

Pronunciation: /ˌtransˈkɔːtɪk(ə)l/
/ˌtrɑːns/ /-nz/

adjective

Physiology
Relating to nerve pathways which cross the cerebral cortex of the brain.
Example sentences
  • Presently there are six recognized groups of aphasia: Broca's, Wernicke's, conduction, global, transcortical and atypical.
  • There are many distinct transcortical approaches for the removal of a ventricular tumor.
  • The clinical results of transcortical anesthesia present numerous advantages when compared with conventional techniques.
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