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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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When appropriate a sample may also be decorticated to determine the percentage of black beans and the yield (of clean coffee) to be expected.
Peanuts were decorticated and then ground electrically in a mill (Wiley, model 4, England).
The transport team performed a rapid-sequence intubation, as his Glasgow Coma Score was 5, and he was noted to have decorticated posturing (Stage 3 of the neurologic stages of Reye's syndrome).
They were decorticated to remove 15 and 28% of their weight, and the proximate composition, minerals content, tannin content and in vitro protein digestibility were estimated.
Knaoedsen KB, Kirleis AW and AMB Eggom Carbohydrate composition and nutritional quality for rats of sorghum to prepared from decorticated white and whole grain red flour.
You can tell that Red Chief lentils (grown in the Palouse) are decorticated (hulled) because they are a bright orange coral (brown lentils are golden underneath).
Adebooye OC and V Singh Effect of cooking on the profile of phenolics, Tannins, phytate, amino acid, fatty acid and mineral Nutrients of whole-grain and decorticated Vegetable cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L.
Cover and simmer just until lentils are almost tender to bite, about 10 minutes for decorticated lentils, 25 to 35 minutes for lentils with hulls.
Mafuleka MM, Ott DB, Hosfield GL and MA Uebersax The role of phytase and lignin in decorticated dry beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) hardening during storage.
Look for the smaller and darker red-orange decorticated lentils, called Persians, in Indian and Mediterranean stores.