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ex·cise 1

1. An internal tax imposed on the production, sale, or consumption of a commodity or the use of a service within a country: excises on tobacco, liquor, and long-distance telephone calls.
2. A licensing charge or a fee levied for certain privileges.
tr.v. ex·cised, ex·cis·ing, ex·cis·es
To levy an excise on.

[Middle Dutch excijs, alteration (influenced by Latin excīsus, past participle of excīdere, to cut out) of accijs, tax, probably from Old French acceis, partly from Vulgar Latin *accēnsum (Latin ad-, ad- + Latin cēnsus, tax; see census) and partly from Old French assise, legislative ordinance; see assize.]

ex·cise 2

tr.v. ex·cised, ex·cis·ing, ex·cis·es
To remove by or as if by cutting: excised the tumor; excised two scenes from the film.

[Latin excīdere, excīs- : ex-, ex- + caedere, to cut; see kaə-id- in Indo-European roots.]

ex·ci′sion (-sĭzh′ən) n.


pp., a. extirpado-a, cortado-a.
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Anatomic dissections at that time suggested that most ganglion cells could be excised by slicing away the ganglion from the internal genu of the facial nerve.
In order to remove an adequate number of ganglion cells, it has been found that 30% of the anterior portion of the internal genu of th e motor portion of the facial nerve can be excised along with the ganglion without causing a permanent facial paralysis (figure 3).
The lesion was excised and the patient recovered fully.