TRANSCORTICAL By N., Pam M.S. - April 29, 2013 adjective. referencing the passage of activity from one portion of the cerebral cortex to another portion. TRANSCORTICAL: "The transcortical movement was only briefly interrupted." Related Psychology Terms PLANUM TEMPORALE CORTICOPONTINE CORTICAL LESION THALAMUS ORBITOFRONTAL CORTEX SECONDARY SOMATOSENSORY AREA (S2) CORTICAL LAYERS CORTICONUCLEAR FIBER CRANIAL VISUAL ASSOCIATION CORTEX Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TRANSCORTICAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/transcortical/ (accessed April 20, 2021).