from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The act of cutting off, out, or away, as a part (especially a small diseased part) of the body by a surgical operation, the tap-roots or other parts of a tree, etc.
- noun A cutting off from intercourse or union; a setting aside or shutting out; exclusion; excommunication.
- noun Extirpation; total destruction.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The act of excising or cutting out or off; extirpation; destruction.
- noun (Eccl.) The act of cutting off from the church; excommunication.
- noun (Surg.) The removal, especially of small parts, with a cutting instrument.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The
deletionof some textduring editing.
- noun surgery The
removalof a tumor, etc., by cutting.
- noun genetics The removal of a
genefrom a section of genetic material.
- noun topology The fact that, under certain hypotheses, the
homologyof a space relative to a subspace is unchanged by the identificationof a subspace of the latter to a point.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun surgical removal of a body part or tissue
- noun the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence
- noun the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage
- noun the act of banishing a member of a church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the church; cutting a person off from a religious society
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But for girls, this practice-called 'excision'-is very dangerous and should be strongly discouraged.
342 Here again a little excision is necessary; the reader already knows all about it.
That’s one nasty infection you have there buddy, complete excision is going to be needed.
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In circumcision of girls, or 'excision', the soft knob of flesh
By the use of such caustics as caustic potash, chloride-of-zinc paste, pyrogallic acid, arsenic, and the galvano-cautery; and by operative measures, such as excision and erasion with the dermal curette, and by the _x_-ray.
The typical surgical procedure involves cutting out the mole, known as "excision".
"I worshipped her," Porter says, simply; her death was a loss so catastrophic that, he believes, his mind perpetrated "an awful kind of excision" to deal with it.
He has also retained his predecessor's "excision" policy, under which asylum seekers on islands like this one are barred from the mainland's refugee review system.
It shouldn't be found constitutional merely because Justice's lawyers say its excision would ruin the entire law.