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[uh-blit-uh-rey-shuh n] /əˌblɪt əˈreɪ ʃən/

the act of or the state of being .
Pathology, Surgery. the removal of a part as a result of disease or surgery.

1650s, from Late Latin obliterationem (nominative obliteratio), noun of action from past participle stem of obliterare (see obliterate).


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