Pronunciation: (dē-kôr"ti-kā'shun), [key]
1. the act or process of decorticating.
2. Also,de•cor•ti•za•tionPronunciation: (dē-kôr"tu-zā'shun). [key] Surg.the removal of the cortex, the enveloping membrane, or a fibrinous covering from an organ or structure.
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