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- n. The breaking into small pieces prior to removal
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of shattering or breaking.
- n. In surgery, removal of a part, as a tumor, a little at a time instead of by excision in mass.
From morcellate + -ation (Wiktionary)
They reported that when you factored out morcellation times, operating times were similar.