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 for Cortex
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cortex \Cor"tex\ (k[^o]r"t[e^]ks), n.; pl. Cortices (-t?-s?z).
     [L., bark. Cf. Cork.]
     1. Bark, as of a tree; hence, an outer covering.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Med.) Bark; rind; specifically, cinchona bark.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Anat.) The outer or superficial part of an organ; as, the
        cortex or gray exterior substance of the brain.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cortex
      n 1: the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming
           the cortex of the cerebrum [syn: cerebral cortex,
           cerebral mantle, pallium, cortex]
      2: the tissue forming the outer layer of an organ or structure
         in plant or animal [ant: medulla]
      3: the tissue that surrounds the lens nucleus [syn: lens
         cortex, cortex]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  67 Moby Thesaurus words for "cortex":
     armature, armor, armor plate, bark, body armor, border, buckler,
     bulletproof vest, chain armor, chain mail, chitin, circumference,
     coat of mail, cork, covering, crust, elytron, envelope, epicarp,
     epidermis, episperm, exterior, external, facade, face, facet,
     fringe, front, habergeon, harness, hauberk, integument, lineaments,
     lorica, lorication, mail, needles, outer face, outer layer,
     outer side, outer skin, outline, outside, panoply, peel, peeling,
     pericarp, periphery, phellum, plate, plate armor,
     protective covering, rind, scute, scutum, shell, shield, skin,
     spines, suit of armor, superficies, superstratum, surface, test,
     testa, thick skin, top
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Cortex
  
     An experimental slow controls project at CERN.
  
     (1994-11-30)
  

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