Excision



[ek-sizh-uh n, ik-] /ɛkˈsɪʒ ən, ɪk-/

noun
1.
the act of removal; an .
2.
Surgery. the surgical removal of a foreign body or of tissue.
3.
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n.

late 15c., from Middle French excision (14c.) and directly from Latin excisionem (nominative excisio), noun of action from past participle stem of excidere (see excise (v.)).

excision ex·ci·sion (ĭk-sĭzh’ən)
n.

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