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1. exenteration

noun. surgical removal of the organs within a body cavity (as those of the pelvis).

Synonyms

  • surgical process
  • operation
  • surgery
  • surgical procedure

Antonyms

  • major surgery
  • serial operation
  • asynchronous operation
  • synchronous operation

Etymology

  • exenterare (Latin)

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Sentences with exenteration


1. Noun, singular or mass
If the surrounding tissue needs removing, such as with cancer, the procedure is called exenteration.

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