Excortication Ex*cor`ti*ca"tion, n. [Cf. F. excortication.] The act of stripping off bark, or the state of being thus stripped; decortication. [1913 Webster]

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  • Excortication — Excortication, lat. deutsch, Ausrindung, Abschälung; excorticiren, ausrinden, schälen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • excortication — (èk skor ti ka sion) s. f. Synonyme de décortication …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • excortication — excorticāˈtion noun • • • Main Entry: ↑excorticate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Excorticiren — (v. lat.), abrinden, abschälen. Daher Excortication, Abrindung, Abschälung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • excorticate — /əksˈkɔtəkeɪt/ (say uhks kawtuhkayt), /ɛks / (say eks ) verb (t) (excorticated, excorticating) to remove the mark, husk or outer covering from; decorticate. {ex 1 + Latin cortic , stem of cortex bark + ate1} –excortication /əkskɔtəˈkeɪʃən/ (say… …   Australian English dictionary

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