decortication, decortification

1. removal of the outer covering from a plant, seed or root.
2. removal of portions of the cortical substance of a structure or organ.
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Assemblages of their Middle Industry contain fewer decortification flakes and more small flakes, flakes with dorsal median ridges and focalized platforms; they suggest this reflects care in setting up the core for flake removal.
Pending completion of our multipurpose industrial hemp processing plant that vertically integrates growing, decortification, milling, and more, millions of dollars in revenue can potentially be generated per year.