Meaning of decorticate

de•cor•ti•cate

Pronunciation: (dē-kôr'ti-kāt"), [key]
— -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
  1. to remove the bark, husk, or outer covering from.
  2. to remove the cortex from (an organ or structure).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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