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decorticate

de·cor·ti·cate

decorticate

 
pronunciation:
di kor t keIt
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: decorticated, decorticates, decorticating
definition 1: to husk, debark, or peel.
definition 2: to remove the cortex from (an organ).
derivations: decortication (n.), decorticator (n.)