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decorticate

(dē-kôr′tĭ-kāt′)
tr.v. decorti·cated, decorti·cating, decorti·cates
1. To remove the bark, husk, or outer layer from; peel.
2. To remove the surface layer, membrane, or fibrous cover of (an organ or structure).

de·cor′ti·ca′tion n.
de·cor′ti·ca′tor n.
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The presence of an inhibitory substrate in almost all brain structures seemingly ensures the possibility of elaboration of internal inhibition, even in decorticated animals (Kotani, Kawahara, & Kirino, 2002; Yeo, Hardiman, Moore, & Russel, 1983).
The endplates are decorticated. This preparation takes down cortical bone so that cancellous bone is present.
* DECORTICATED: Because they're hulled, these lentils cook very quickly; colors lighten when the lentils are cooked to a puree.
The Ascaris egg may appear in 3 forms: fertilized, decorticated, or unfertilized.
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Decorticated cardamom has less of the woody notes, and is sharper in flavor.
The greatest differences in composition are observed among communities on hardwood bark, decorticated hardwood logs, and pine wood and bark.
The idea, the sensation, the moment of intuition are decorticated and communicated with intimacy and lucidity.