disembowelment


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dis·em·bow·el

 (dĭs′ĕm-bou′əl)
tr.v. dis·em·bow·eled, dis·em·bow·el·ing, dis·em·bow·els or dis·em·bow·elled or dis·em·bow·el·ling
1. To remove the entrails from.
2. To deprive of meaning or substance.

dis′em·bow′el·ment n.
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Noun1.disembowelment - the act of removing the bowels or viscera; the act of cutting so as to cause the viscera to protrude
remotion, removal - the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"
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