corticate

or cor·ti·cat·ed

[ kawr-ti-kit, -keyt or kawr-ti-key-tid ]
/ ˈkɔr tɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt or ˈkɔr tɪˌkeɪ tɪd /

adjective

having a cortex.

Nearby words

  1. cortical deafness,
  2. cortical epilepsy,
  3. cortical hormone,
  4. cortical substance,
  5. cortically,
  6. corticectomy,
  7. corticifugal,
  8. corticipetal,
  9. cortico-,
  10. corticobulbar

Origin of corticate

1840–50; < Latin corticātus, equivalent to cortic- (stem of cortex) cortex + -ātus -ate1

Related formscor·ti·ca·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for corticated

corticate

corticated (ˈkɔːtɪˌkeɪtɪd)

/ (ˈkɔːtɪkɪt, -ˌkeɪt) /

adjective

(of plants, seeds, etc) having a bark, husk, or rind
Derived Formscortication, noun

Word Origin for corticate

C19: from Latin corticātus covered with bark

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