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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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BandoCarranza et al., "Bioconversion into ethanol of decorticated red sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.
Though, Scholander pressure bomb was not used in this study, a combination of vacuum infiltration [7, 11] and trituration of decorticated stems [10, 12] was employed with an aim to isolate diverse XRB from xylem tissues.
Inhibition of egg and larval development of the Indian meal moth, Plodia interpunctella (Hubner) and almond moth Ephestia cautella (Walker) by gamma radiation in decorticated hazelnuts.
The harvested kenaf stems are usually first decorticated to separate the bark from the core, producing ribbons of kenaf fibers.
Interestingly, the occurrence of dorsal cortex on flakes is not dominant; only 41.7% of the artefacts retain cortex, which suggests an import of already decorticated cores into the islands.
One quintal (100 kilograms) of decorticated hazelnuts was traded approximately at 630 USD from September 1, 2009 to February 28, 2010.
This dissemination of resistances turns the subject from a passive recipient of administrative command (Adorno's decorticated consumer) into a producer of new agencies, relations, prospects, possibilities: "The subject is productive; the production of subjectivity is therefore a subjectivity that produces" (37).
This covering is occasionally lost and decorticated eggs have a colorless shell and may be mistaken for hookworm ova.
Decorticated Loss of characteristic mamillated outer covering of Ascaris lumbricoides egg.
Petruszka suggested "boiling the raw decorticated ramie fibre for one hour at 80 lbs.
For example, spine surgeons commonly harvest bits of decorticated transverse process, facet joints, and vertebral bodies at the time of a spinal fusion operation.