decollated


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de·col·late 1

 (dĭ-kŏl′āt′)
tr.v. de·col·lat·ed, de·col·lat·ing, de·col·lates
To behead.

[Latin dēcollāre, dēcollāt- : dē-, de- + collum, neck; see kwel- in Indo-European roots.]

de′col·la′tion n.

de·col·late 2

 (dĕk′ə-lāt′, dē-kō′-)
tr.v. de·col·lat·ed, de·col·lat·ing, de·col·lates
To separate the copies of (a multiple-copy computer printout, for example).

de′col·la′tor n.
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Rat was quickly decollated and the brain was collected on the ice plate; then hippocampal tissue was isolated and placed into 1.5 mL tube and stored in liquid nitrogen temporarily and then transferred to -80[degrees]C refrigerator.
gruneri by its cylindrical-tapered shape, by its narrower juvenile shell, by having a lusterless white shell with more numerous fine, flat, thread-riblets, by having a weaker umbilical keel, and by the following measurements; standard length, 24.8-2; standard width, 9.2-10.3mm; aperture width, 6.8-7.8mm; 7.3-8.5 whorls retained in decollated adult shells.