Synonyms and related words:
abscission, amputation, anastomotic operation, annihilation, avulsion, bloodless operation, butchering, capital operation, chopping, cleavage, compensating operation, corneal transplant, crescent operation, cutting, cutting out, deracination, destruction, dichotomy, disentanglement, drawing, drawing out, dredging, drilling, elective operation, elimination, emergency operation, enucleation, eradication, evolvement, evulsion, excavation, exclusion, exploratory operation, expression, exsection, extinction, extirpation, extraction, extrication, fenestration operation, fission, heart transplant, interval operation, kidney transplant, laceration, major operation, mining, minor operation, mutilation, operation, organ transplant, organ transplantation, palliative operation, pressing out, pulling, quarrying, radical operation, removal, rending, rescission, resection, ripping, ripping out, scission, section, severance, slashing, slicing, splitting, squeezing out, surgery, surgical intervention, surgical operation, surgical technique, tearing, the knife, transplant, unrooting, uprooting, withdrawal, wresting out

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.


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  • excision — [ ɛksizjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1340; lat. excisio, de excidere « couper » 1 ♦ Ablation, au moyen d un instrument tranchant (d un fragment peu volumineux d organe ou de tissu). ⇒ incision; ectomie; exérèse, extirpation. Excision d un cor. Excision des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Excision — means to remove by cutting . * In surgery, an excision (also known as a resection) is the complete removal of an organ or a tumour from a body, as opposed to a biopsy. An excisional biopsy (sometimes called a tumorectomy ) is the removal of a… …   Wikipedia

  • Excision — Ex*ci sion, n. [L. excisio: cf. F. excision. See {Excide}.] 1. The act of excising or cutting out or off; extirpation; destruction. [1913 Webster] Such conquerors are the instruments of vengeance on those nations that have . . . grown ripe for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • excision — late 15c., from M.Fr. excision (14c.) and directly from L. excisionem (nom. excisio), noun of action from pp. stem of excidere (see EXCISE (Cf. excise) (v.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • excision — excision. См. исключение [транспозона]. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Excision — (v. lat.), 1) Herausschneiden einer Geschwulst; 2) das Herausziehen, z.B. eines Zahnes …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Excision — Excision, lat. deutsch, das chirurg. Ausschneiden oder Ausziehen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • excisión — 1. proceso de excindir o amputar. 2. (en genética molecular) proceso mediante el que un elemento genético es extraído de un filamento de ADN. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A …   Diccionario médico

  • excision — index cancellation, expulsion, rejection, removal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • excisión — ⊕ excisión → escisión …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Excision — Une excision est, dans son sens le plus général, l ablation d une partie de tissu biologique. Mais le terme excision est plus communément utilisé pour désigner l excision clitoridienne. L excision du clitoris est une mutilation génitale féminine… …   Wikipédia en Français

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