American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To remove the entrails of; disembowel.
- v. To take away a vital or essential part of: a compromise that eviscerated the proposed bill.
- v. Medicine To remove the contents of (an organ).
- v. Medicine To remove an organ, such as an eye, from (a patient).
- v. Medicine To protrude through a wound or surgical incision.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To remove the viscera from; take out the entrails of; disembowel.
- Figuratively, to deprive of essential or vital parts.
- To unbosom; reveal; disclose.
- v. transitive To disembowel, to remove the viscera.
- v. transitive To destroy or make ineffectual or meaningless.
- v. transitive To elicit the essence of.
- v. transitive, surgery To remove a bodily organ or its contents.
- v. intransitive, of viscera To protrude through a surgical incision.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To take out the entrails of; to disembowel; to gut.
- adj. having been disembowelled
- v. surgically remove a part of a structure or an organ
- v. remove the contents of
- v. take away a vital or essential part of
- v. remove the entrails of
- From Latin evisceratus, past participle of eviscerare ("to disembowel"), from e ("out") + viscera ("bowels"). (Wiktionary)
- Latin ēviscerāre, ēviscerāt- : ē-, ex-, ex- + viscera, internal organs; see viscera. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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