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Noun1.excerption - a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"
passage - a section of text; particularly a section of medium length
chrestomathy - a selection of passages from different authors that is compiled as an aid in learning a language
analecta, analects - a collection of excerpts from a literary work
clipping, newspaper clipping, press clipping, press cutting, cutting - an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine; "he searched through piles of letters and clippings"
track, cut - a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc; "he played the first cut on the cd"; "the title track of the album"
quotation, quote, citation - a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
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In the process of excerption of the roes the bacteria on the surface of the fish may be transferred to the roes thus, bringing great risk for the finished product.
The methods used are: logical and comparative analysis of literature, analysis, synthesis, deduction, induction, description, excerption and statistical hypothesis testing.
Indeed, the volume's central text, "The Desert of Religion" (IMEV 672, DIMEV 1099), is predicated upon extensive excerption from Speculum Vitae.