corticate(redirected from cortication)
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cor·ti·cate(kôr′tĭ-kĭt, -kāt′) also cor·ti·cat·ed (-kāt′ĭd)
Having a cortex or a similar specialized outer layer.
corticate(ˈkɔːtɪkɪt; -ˌkeɪt) or
(Botany) (of plants, seeds, etc) having a bark, husk, or rind
[C19: from Latin corticātus covered with bark]