corticate

adjective
cor·​ti·​cate | \ ˈkȯrt-ə-ˌkāt How to pronounce corticate (audio) , -kət How to pronounce corticate (audio) \

Medical Definition of corticate

: covered with bark or with a cortex or specially developed external investment

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“Corticate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/corticate. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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