Meaning of decortication

de•cor•ti•ca•tion

Pronunciation: (dē-kôr"ti-kā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or process of decorticating.
  2. the removal of the cortex, the enveloping membrane, or a fibrinous covering from an organ or structure.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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