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decorticate

[dē′kȯrd·ə‚kāt]
(biology)
Lacking a cortical layer.
(textiles)
To remove woody residual matter, such as flax from bast fibers after retting.
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Sorghum was decorticated and milled at the Food Research Center in Shambat, Khartoum North and stored at 4 [degrees]C until used.
The presence of an inhibitory substrate in almost all brain structures seemingly ensures the possibility of elaboration of internal inhibition, even in decorticated animals (Kotani, Kawahara, & Kirino, 2002; Yeo, Hardiman, Moore, & Russel, 1983).
7] Occasionally, the fertilized egg will lose its mamillated layer and these decorticated eggs are then seen in the stool.
Although the Last Night always attracts the most media attention, it's musically by far the least-interesting concert in the entire series, so the Promenaders who attend this institution are usually the self-obsessed, tone-deaf ones who look as though they should be in an institution, an overwhelmingly male sea of unwashed, decorticated, first-year physics undergraduates in their fifties, whose mothers long for the day when they'll finally be able to tell neighbours: "he's bringing a lady friend home for tea on Sunday.
Decorticated cardamom has less of the woody notes, and is sharper in flavor.
The greatest differences in composition are observed among communities on hardwood bark, decorticated hardwood logs, and pine wood and bark.
The idea, the sensation, the moment of intuition are decorticated and communicated with intimacy and lucidity.
The husks are mechanically decorticated in the EPV processing facility and the fibre is made available to company members for manufacturing yarn in their homes.
Whishaw, and Derek van der Kooy, "Brain Development in the Neonatally Decorticated Rat," Brain Research 397:2 (November 12, 1986), 315-26; P.
To raise awareness on the current technology on Decorticated Coconut Husks processing which converts basurang bunots to coconets and other crafts among the local processors from Dist.
The decorticated fiber is sent to a textile finishing company in Barcelona, Spain.