evisceration


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e·vis·cer·ate

 (ĭ-vĭs′ə-rāt′)
v. e·vis·cer·at·ed, e·vis·cer·at·ing, e·vis·cer·ates
v.tr.
1. To remove the entrails of; disembowel.
2. To take away a vital or essential part of; weaken, damage, or destroy: a compromise that eviscerated the proposed bill.
3. Medicine
a. To remove the contents of (an organ).
b. To remove an organ, such as an eye, from (a patient).
v.intr. Medicine
To protrude through a wound or surgical incision.

[Latin ēviscerāre, ēviscerāt- : ē-, ex-, ex- + viscera, internal organs; see viscera.]

e·vis′cer·a′tion n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.evisceration - surgical removal of an organ (or the contents of an organ) from a patient
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"
2.evisceration - 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"
3.evisceration - altering something (as a legislative act or a statement) in such a manner as to reduce its value; "the adoption of their amendments would have amounted to an evisceration of the act"
devaluation - the reduction of something's value or worth
Translations

e·vis·cer·a·tion

n. evisceración, extirpación del contenido de una víscera o de una cavidad.
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