decorticate

transitive verb
de·cor·ti·cate | \(ˈ)dē-ˈkȯrt-ə-ˌkāt \
decorticated; decorticating

Medical Definition of decorticate 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: to remove all or part of the cortex from (as the brain)

decorticate

adjective
de·cor·ti·cate | \-ˌkāt, -kət \

Medical Definition of decorticate (Entry 2 of 2)

: lacking a cortex and especially the cerebral cortex experiments with decorticate cats

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