Cortex (Latin: "bark", "rind", "shell" or "husk") may mean:..
- Cortex (anatomy), the outermost or superficial layer of an organ, and especially in the brain:
- the Cerebral cortex (usually just cortex), the outer layer of the vertebrate cerebrum, part of which is the forebrain
- the Cerebellar cortex, the outer layer of the vertebrate cerebellum
- as well as in other organs:
- the Renal cortex, the outer portion of the kidney
- The explosive cord is spelled Cordtex