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e·nu·cle·ate

 (ĭ-no͞o′klē-āt′, ĭ-nyo͞o′-)
tr.v. e·nu·cle·at·ed, e·nu·cle·at·ing, e·nu·cle·ates
1. Medicine To remove (a tumor or eye, for example) whole from an enveloping cover or sac.
2. Biology To remove the nucleus of.
3. Archaic To explain; elucidate.
adj. (-ĭt, -āt′) Biology
Lacking a nucleus.

[Latin ēnucleāre, ēnucleāt-, to take out the kernel : ē-, ex-, ex- + nucleus, kernel; see nucleus.]

e·nu′cle·a′tion n.
e·nu′cle·a′tor n.

enucleation

1. the process of extraction, as removing the kernel from a nut.
2. a process of clarification. Cf. exacination. — enucleator, n.
See also: Processes

enucleation

Surgical removal of a tumor or organ so that it is removed whole rather than in parts.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enucleation - surgical removal of something without cutting into it; "the enucleation of the tumor"
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"

enucleation

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e·nu·cle·a·tion

n. enucleación, extirpación de un tumor o estructura.

enucleation

n enucleación f
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