Decorticate meaning

dē-kôr'tĭ-kāt'
To remove the bark, husk, or outer layer from; peel.
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To remove the surface layer, membrane, or fibrous cover of (an organ or structure).
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To remove the bark, husk, or peel from.
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To remove the bark, husk, or outer layer from; peel.
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To remove the surface layer, membrane, or fibrous cover of an organ or structure.
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To peel or remove the bark, husk, or outer layer from something.
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To surgically remove the surface layer, membrane, or fibrous cover of an organ etc.
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Origin of decorticate

Latin dēcorticāre dēcorticāt- dē- de- cortex cortic- bark, rind sker-1 in Indo-European roots