[n] - removal of the outer covering of an organ or part
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Operation to remove part of the outside layer of an organ, such as the brain, kidney or lung.
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Decortication: Removal of part or all of the outer surface of an organ such as the lung, kidney, or brain.
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De·cor`ti·ca'tion noun [ Latin decorticatio : confer French décortication .] The act of stripping off the bark, rind, hull, or outer coat.
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Spontaneous flexion of the elbows with the legs extended. Accompanies severe damage to the contralateral cerebral hemisphere above the midbrain (for example stroke). The destruction of the cerebral cortex, usually due to anoxia, trauma or toxic insult, may proceed to decerebration (a more severe neu...
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noun removal of the outer covering of an organ or part
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(de-kor″tĭ-ka´shәn) removal of the outer covering from a plant, seed, or root. removal of portions of the cortex of a structure or organ, as of the brain, kidney, or lung. a surgical procedure to remove a residual clot or new scar tissue following a hemothorax or untreated empyema....
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• (n.) The act of stripping off the bark, rind, hull, or outer coat.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: dē′kōr-ti-kā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Removal of the cortex, or external layer, beneath the capsule from any organ or structure. 2. An operation for removal of the residual clot and/or newly organized scar tissue that forms after a hemothorax or ...
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Removal of part or all of the external surface of an organ.
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1) Operation 2) Removal of the outer covering of an organ or part 3) Surgery 4) Surgical operation 5) Surgical procedure 6) Surgical process
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