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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.]
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.
ex·ci′sion (-sĭzh′ən) n.
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ex•ci•sion(ɛkˈsɪʒ ən, ɪk-)
1. the act of removal; an excising.
2. the surgical removal of a foreign body or of tissue.
[1480–90; < Latin]
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|Noun||1.||excision - the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage; "an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors"; "both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause"|
|2.||excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue|
adenoidectomy - surgical removal of the adenoids; commonly performed along with tonsillectomy
cholecystectomy - surgical removal of the gall bladder (usually for relief of gallstone pain)
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"
embolectomy - surgical removal of an embolus (usually from an artery)
endarterectomy - surgical removal of the inner lining of an artery that is clogged with atherosclerosis
enervation - surgical removal of a nerve
hypophysectomy - surgical removal of the pituitary gland
hysterectomy - surgical removal of the uterus
laminectomy - surgical removal of the bony arches on one or more vertebrae
laryngectomy - surgical removal of part or all of the larynx (usually to treat cancer of the larynx)
lithotomy - surgical removal of a stone (calculus)
lobectomy - surgical removal of a lobe from any organ of the body (as the lung or brain)
lumpectomy - surgical removal of a tumor without removing much of the surrounding tissue or lymph nodes; performed in some cases of breast cancer
mastectomy - surgical removal of a breast to remove a malignant tumor
mastoidectomy - surgical removal of some or all of the mastoid process
meniscectomy - surgical removal of the meniscus of the knee
nephrectomy - surgical removal of a kidney
neurectomy - surgical removal of all or part of a nerve
oophorosalpingectomy - surgical removal of one or both ovaries and the corresponding Fallopian tubes
ophthalmectomy - surgical removal of an eye
orchidectomy - surgical removal of one or both testicles
pancreatectomy - surgical removal of part or all of the pancreas
pneumonectomy - surgical removal of a lung (usually to treat lung cancer)
prostatectomy - surgical removal of part or all of the prostate gland
salpingectomy - surgical removal of one or both Fallopian tubes
septectomy - surgical removal of all or part of a septum (especially the nasal septum or atrial septum)
sigmoidectomy - surgical removal of part or all of the sigmoid colon (usually to remove a malignant tumor)
splenectomy - surgical removal of the spleen
stapedectomy - surgical removal of the stapes of the middle ear
sympathectomy - surgical interruption of a nerve pathway in the sympathetic nervous system
thrombectomy - surgical removal of a blood clot (thrombus) from a blood vessel
thyroidectomy - surgical removal of the thyroid gland
tonsillectomy - surgical removal of the palatine tonsils; commonly performed along with adenoidectomy
vasectomy - surgical procedure that removes all or part of the vas deferens (usually as a means of sterilization); is sometimes reversible
vulvectomy - surgical removal of part or all of the vulva
|3.||excision - the act of banishing a member of a church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the church; cutting a person off from a religious society|
|4.||excision - the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence|
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قَطْع، بَتْر، إسْتِئْصال
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n (Med, fig) → Entfernung f
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to cut out or off. uitsny يَقْطَع، يَبْتُر изрязвам amputar vyříznout herausschneiden fjerne; slette αποτέμνω extirpar ära lõikama بریدن و درآوردن؛ حذف کردن poistaa retrancher לְקָצֵץ पूर्ण रूप से निकालना oporezovati kivág memotong skera burt, nema brott tagliare 削除する 잘라내다 išpjauti, daryti kupiūras izgriezt memotong uitsnijdenskjære ut, fjerne wycinać پریکول amputar a extirpa вырезать vyrezať izrezati odstraniti skära ut (bort) ตัดออก kesip çıkarmak 切除 вирізувати نکال دینا، قطع کر دینا cắt bỏ 切除excision (ikˈsiʒən) noun
uitsnyding قَطْع، بَتْر، إسْتِئْصال изрязване amputação vyříznutí die Ausschneidung fjernelse; sletning εκτομή extirpación eemaldamine بریدن و درآوردن؛ حذف poisto suppressionקיצוץ उच्छेदन, कर्तन izrezak, izrezivanje kivágás pemotongan fjarlæging taglio 削除 절개 išpjovimas, kupiūra izgriešana pemotongan uitsnijding bortskjæring, fjerningwycięcie پرېكونه، بېلونه amputação excizie вырезание vyrezanie izrezovanje odstranjivanje bortskärning, utskärning การตัดทอน kesip çıkarma 切除 вирізування; відрізування انقطاع sự cắt bỏ 切除
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n. excisión, extirpación, ablación.
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