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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The operations involved in the removal of parts of the body.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. In old writers, the operations concerned in the removal of parts of the body.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In medicine and surgery, the removal from the body of anything that is useless or injurious by evacuation, extraction, excision, etc.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek a taking away. (Wiktionary)

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