decorticate

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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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Selective decorticating exposes graft material to medullary spaces which helps in osteoblastic activity.
Politaria is derived from the Latin word politus, which means made smooth or polished, as all species under politaria have smooth decorticating bark throughout (Asnate et al.
The drug used is of the inner bark of the stem obtained by decorticating it in pieces or flat fragments of 6 to 10 cm long, 3 to 6 cm high and 5 to 10 mm thick, which might be accompanied by brownish phellem remaining cells.
Walker, who had a hemp decorticating fibre machine in Chula Vista.
The forum paved way for these local coconet processors to acquire knowledge on how they can meet the product standards, new technology used in production, strategies and laymanized techniques and on the principles to practice when using the decorticating machine developed and designed by PCA ZRC.
39-44) Scott wiring technique involves decorticating the transverse process, the lateral aspect of superior facet, and lamina on each side.