[ kawr-ti-kit, -keyt ]
/ ˈkɔr tɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt /
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having a cortex.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Also cor·ti·cat·ed [kawr-ti-key-tid] /ˈkɔr tɪˌkeɪ tɪd/ .
Origin of corticate
OTHER WORDS FROM corticatecor·ti·ca·tion, noun
Words nearby corticate
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Example sentences from the Web for corticate
If you de-corticate a neonatal mammal—say, a rat or a mouse—it doesn’t lose consciousness.
Le comissure mendose sono due da ciascaduno lato una cio e dal drito e dal stanco e sono dicte corticate per che non passano.
British Dictionary definitions for corticate
/ (ˈkɔːtɪkɪt, -ˌkeɪt) /
(of plants, seeds, etc) having a bark, husk, or rind
Derived forms of corticatecortication, noun
Word Origin for corticate
C19: from Latin corticātus covered with bark
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