• (British) IPA: /diːˈkɔːtɪkeɪt/

decorticate (decorticates, present participle decorticating; past and past participle decorticated)

  1. (transitive) To peel or remove the bark, husk, or outer layer from something.
  2. (transitive) To surgically remove the surface layer, membrane, or fibrous cover of an organ etc.

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