Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Disemboweling; evisceration.
- n. The act of turning inside out; exposure of the secrets of anything.
- n. surgery The surgical removal of all the contents of a body cavity such as the pelvis or the orbit.
- n. obsolete The process or fact of removing the entrails; evisceration.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. rare Act of exenterating.
- n. surgical removal of the organs within a body cavity (as those of the pelvis)
- From Latin exenterare. (Wiktionary)
“In Chicago, the surgeon Alexander Brunschwig devised an operation for cervical cancer, called a “complete pelvic exenteration,” so strenuous and exhaustive that even the most Halstedian surgeon needed to break midprocedure to rest and change positions.”
“Dante+ in any living face; an aruspex might have read a lecture upon him without exenteration, his flesh being so consumed, that he might, in a manner, have discerned his bowels without opening of him; so that to be carried, sexta cervice+ to the grave, was but a civil unnecessity; and the complements of the coffin might outweigh the subject of it.”
“Spartan boy who let a beast gnaw out his bowels till he died without expressing a groan, is a faint bodily image of this dilaceration of the spirit and exenteration of the inmost mind, which Calantha with”
“There is self-exenteration enough and to spare in my story, without dilating on them.”
“The most aggressive operation of all was probably the pelvic exenteration, devised by the New York gynecologist Alexander Brunschwig.”
“P.N. Dogra, head of the department of urology, performed the robot-assisted "anterior pelvic exenteration" on a woman suffering from cancer of urethra and urinary bladder.”
“Along with a five-member team, he performed a 'robotic anterior exenteration', in simple words, the removal of organs towards the front of the pelvic cavity, on a 50-year-old woman with cancer of the urethra and bladder.”
“I never more lively beheld the starved characters of Dante [III. j] in any living face; an aruspex might have read a lecture upon him without exenteration, his flesh being so consumed, that he might, in a manner, have discerned his bowels without opening of him; so that to be carried, sexta cervice [III. k] to the grave, was but a civil unnecessity; and the complements of the coffin might outweigh the subject of it.”
“The robotic anterior exenteration was a challenging surgery, with the risk of intraoperative injury to major blood vessels, massive bleeding and also injury to the bowel and other structures, "Dogra told IANS in an interview.”
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