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v. e·vis·cer·at·ed, e·vis·cer·at·ing, e·vis·cer·ates
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.
a. To remove the contents of (an organ).
b. To remove an organ, such as an eye, from (a patient).
To protrude through a wound or surgical incision.
[Latin ēviscerāre, ēviscerāt- : ē-, ex-, ex- + viscera, internal organs; see viscera.]
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|Noun||1.||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|
|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
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n. evisceración, extirpación del contenido de una víscera o de una cavidad.
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