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Definition 1: remove the cortex of (an organ) - [verb of change]

(decorticate is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

(decorticate belongs to category ...) a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body

"they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available" "he died while undergoing surgery"

Definition 2: remove the outer layer of - [verb of contact]

Samples where decorticate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • decorticate a tree branch

(decorticate is a kind of ...) remove the surface from

"strip wood"

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