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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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)



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