- The definition of corticated is being covered such as the outer part of a plant or body organ, or a layer of tissue in certain simple structured plants and animals.
- An example of corticated is covered with the outside layer of bark on a tree; a corticated covering on a tree.
- An example of corticated is covered with the outside layer of the kidney or of the brain; the corticated layer.
Variant of corticate
- having a cortex
- covered with bark or a barklike substance
Origin: Classical Latin corticatus ; from cortex
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