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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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Hysterographium preandinum was recorded only from Argentina in arid areas of Mendoza and San Juan Provinces, growing on decorticated wood of xeromorphic schrubs.
I found it on logs of many types, but it was most abundant on decorticated hardwood logs.
According to her, most of the non-employed people are housewives and with this decorticated coconut husk processing, they now have the opportunity to earn money even when at home.
Red lentils are usually decorticated and sold without splitting (football lentils) or as split lentils.
Each pod was decorticated manually by hand in laboratory and the level of seed set was recorded.
The lung has been completely decorticated and there is no residual dead space with complete lung expansion
The pars defects in L3 were decorticated, and the earlier harvested bone chips were impacted in place between the defects.
The peri- cardium was decorticated in this order: first from the aorta and pulmonary artery, including the left ven-tricular outflow tract; then from the left and right ventricles and the left pulmonary vein orifices; and finally from the superior and inferior caval veins.
The seeds can be eaten whole split and decorticated (dal) or ground as four (basal), the shoots and green leaves are even cooked and eaten as green vegetables.
We infer that while decortication was intensively conducted at Alega, some decorticated preforms arrived at the Tafuna and Pava'ia'i sites.
The posterior arch of C1 and the C2 lamina and spinous process were decorticated with a high-speed drill, and the remaining matchstick bone graft was placed.
According to the traditionally documented procedures in the areas where Kava decoctiones have been utilized for many years, the common aqueous extract is prepared from fresh decorticated Kava roots in a ratio of 1 part herbal drug and 10 parts of water.