Definition of Decorticates

1. Verb. (third-person singular of decorticate) ¹



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Definition of Decorticates

1. decorticate [v] - See also: decorticate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Decorticates

decorousness
decorousnesses
decorrelate
decorrelated
decorrelates
decorrelating
decorrelation
decorrelations
decorrellation
decors
decorticate
decorticate reflex
decorticate rigidity
decorticate state
decorticated
decorticates (current term)
decorticating
decortication
decortications
decorticator
decorticators
decorum
decorums
decos
decose
decoses
decoupage
decoupaged
decoupages
decoupaging

Literary usage of Decorticates

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Eucalyptus by Abbot Kinney (1895)
"Lid hemispheric, pointed ; flowers and fruit larger; bark smooth, decorticates ; foliage bluish green, often with bluish bloom. Var. 4. ..."

2. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1920)
"As a rule the Dakin's solution decorticates the lung gradually, apparently by a solution of the exudate. In some cases, however, this membrane seems to be ..."

3. American Druggist (1890)
"... which would accrue from the cultivation of the indigenous castor-oil plant, particularly the species which spontaneously decorticates itself in the sun, ..."

4. Nervous and Mental Diseases by Archibald Church, Frederick Peterson (1919)
"... and when the pia is removed it often decorticates the brain in consequence of the soft adhesions that have formed. Infrequently there are slight ..."

5. Manual of operative surgery by John Fairbairn Binnie (1921)
"... this being done, he decorticates the lung, cleans the empyema cavity, and replaces the flap of chest-wall, providing of course for drainage. ..."

6. Transactions of the Annual Meeting by Ohio State Medical Society (1904)
"The surgeon who does a Schede operation or decorticates must ask what might have been had the lung expanded rapidly in the early days of the disease. ..."

7. Therapeutic Gazette (1901)
"To avoid the dangers of primary and secondary bleeding, Oilier decorticates with a knife and then touches the bleeding surface with a hot iron. ..."

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