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decorticate

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

medical Definition of decorticate

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

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decorticate

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

medical Definition of decorticate

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

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