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  • n. Plural form of excision.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • She therefore sanctioned the library edition with certain excisions, and the reasons which prompted her to make these excisions in The Arabian Nights were the same as those which led her to burn The Scented Garden.

    The Romance of Isabel, Lady Burton

  • Bimanual exams do sometimes lead to additional tests and procedures, such as having ovarian cysts or fibroids removed that may have resolved on their own, says Dr. Westhoff, who notes that one reason ACOG moved away from annual Pap smears was that abnormalities seen there sometimes led to laser excisions or biopsies that could harm a patient's fertility unnecessarily.

    Questioning the Need for Routine Pelvic Exam

  • In addition, scarring from the treatments lead to an increased cesarean section delivery method (as the cervix does not dilate normally due to scarring from prior excisions).

    Marcia G. Yerman: An Interview with Dr. Diane M. Harper, HPV Expert

  • I made the excisions and wound up with a story that was under the WotF word count maximum.

    Interview: Matthew S. Rotundo & Krista Hoeppner Leahy

  • These reproductive morbidities occur between 70%-300% more often in women with excisions.

    Marcia G. Yerman: An Interview with Dr. Diane M. Harper, HPV Expert

  • In addition, scarring from the treatments lead to an increased cesarean section delivery method as the cervix does not dilate normally due to scarring from prior excisions.

    Marcia G. Yerman: An Interview with Dr. Diane M. Harper, HPV Expert

  • If breast cancer relapsed due to the inadequacy of the original surgical excisions, then even more breast tissue should be removed during the initial operation.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Such acts as the bombing of the Tate Museum and the burning of the National Film Theater are like mini-lobotomies or surgical excisions.

    New Race

  • After a whole week of near schtum, all you can point to is the fact that Murphy has chosen only to speak of other excisions from the report?

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...

  • Melech Ravitch edited the memoir, cutting a number of paragraphs in order to protect the reputations of surviving family members and the memory of the murdered; these excisions (restored in the forthcoming English translation) are regrettable since they show Hinde as both a sharp critic of character and a juicy chronicler of family mischief.

    Hinde Bergner.

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