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1. extirpation

noun. the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence.

Synonyms

  • pull
  • deracination
  • pulling

Antonyms

  • major surgery
  • strengthening
  • strength
  • serial operation

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2. extirpation

noun. surgical removal of a body part or tissue.

Synonyms

  • excision
  • laryngectomy
  • embolectomy
  • cutting out
  • lobectomy
  • sympathectomy
  • sigmoidectomy
  • appendicectomy
  • mastoidectomy
  • tonsillectomy
  • appendectomy
  • oophorosalpingectomy
  • stapedectomy
  • surgery
  • splenectomy
  • female circumcision
  • vulvectomy
  • enervation
  • surgical process
  • hypophysectomy
  • ablation
  • meniscectomy
  • endarterectomy
  • mastectomy
  • prostatectomy
  • oophorectomy
  • surgical operation
  • clitoridectomy
  • septectomy
  • pneumonectomy
  • operation
  • adenoidectomy
  • adrenalectomy
  • neurectomy
  • vasectomy
  • cholecystectomy
  • lithotomy
  • ophthalmectomy
  • surgical procedure
  • laminectomy
  • nephrectomy
  • salpingectomy
  • ovariectomy
  • orchiectomy
  • hysterectomy
  • thyroidectomy
  • pancreatectomy
  • suprarenalectomy
  • lumpectomy
  • thrombectomy

Antonyms

  • synchronous operation
  • parallel operation
  • inactivity
  • inactiveness

Example sentences of the word extirpation


1. Noun, singular or mass
The population was able to rebound so quickly due to the extirpation of gray wolves and cougars from many parts of their historic range.

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