Cortex of ovary

What is Cortex of ovary?

Cortex of ovary definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun, plural corA.tiA.ces [kawr-tuh-seez] /E?kE?ra??tE?E?siz/.
Anatomy, Zoology. the outer region of an organ or structure, as the outer portion of the kidney. the cerebral cortex.

Botany. the portion of a stem between the epidermis and the vascular tissue; bark. any outer layer, as rind.

Mycology. the surface tissue layer of a fungus or lichen, composed of massed hyphal cells.

RELATED WORDSrind, layer, bark, peridium