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ex·cise 1

 (ĕk′sīz′)
n.
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

 (ĭk-sīz′)
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.
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ex•ci•sion

(ɛkˈsɪʒ ən, ɪk-)

n.
1. the act of removal; an excising.
2. the surgical removal of a foreign body or of tissue.
[1480–90; < Latin]
ex•ci′sion•al, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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"
editing, redaction - putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form
2.excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissueexcision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
adenoidectomy - surgical removal of the adenoids; commonly performed along with tonsillectomy
adrenalectomy, suprarenalectomy - surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands
appendectomy, appendicectomy - surgical removal of the vermiform appendix
cholecystectomy - surgical removal of the gall bladder (usually for relief of gallstone pain)
clitoridectomy, female circumcision - excision of the clitoris
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
oophorectomy, ovariectomy - surgical removal of one of both ovaries
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
banishment, proscription - rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone
4.excision - the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence
pull, pulling - the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you; "the pull up the hill had him breathing harder"; "his strenuous pulling strained his back"
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Translations
قَطْع، بَتْر، إسْتِئْصال
fjernelsesletning
kivágás
fjarlæging
vyrezanie
kesip çıkarma

excision

[ekˈsɪʒən] N (Med) → extirpación f; (= deletion) → supresión f, eliminación f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

excision

n (Med, fig) → Entfernung f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

excise2

(ikˈsaiz) verb
to cut out or off.
excision (ikˈsiʒən) noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

ex·ci·sion

n. excisión, extirpación, ablación.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

excision

n escisión
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References in periodicals archive ?
Surgery can be of various types based on the requirement, such as Mohs Surgery, Wide local excision, Limb Sparing Surgery, Amputation and Lymphadenectomy.
Successful treatment has been reported with methods, such as abdominoperineal resection (APR) and pelvic exenteration, using wide local excision. The utility and efficacy of imatinib mesylate is unknown in the treatment of anal GIST.
He underwent a wide local excision with primary closure and the specimen was sent for HPE examination HPE examination which showed spindle cells arranged in storiform pattern with deep margin showing tumour tissue and concluded it to be dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans.
The mainstay of treatment for DFSP remains to be surgery with wide local excision with gross margins of 2 centimeters.
The patient underwent wide local excision of the melanomatous lesion along with sentinel lymph node removal.
Wide local excision with 1 cm tumor-free margins of soft tissue was done under GA [Figure 3].
For melanomas, however, the guidelines recommend wide local excision, even though that approach has roughly a 10% recurrence rate, compared with less than 1% for MMS.
Considering the age of the patient and the long duration and gradually increasing size of the swelling, the patient was scheduled for a wide local excision with free surgical margins and referred to the King Fahad Hospital in Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah.
The wide local excision supposes an increased complexity of soft-tissue and bony coverage or reconstruction.
Two weeks after her diagnosis was confirmed, she had to undergo a wide local excision to remove the cancerous tissue.
Conventional approach consists of wide local excision with 2-3 cm tumor-free margins and application of adjuvant radiotherapy for microscopic remnants if angiolymphatic involvement is observed.
Since the nature of the tumour was not known prior to operation, local excision with a 1 cm margin of healthy tissue was performed, and the wound left open to heal by secondary intension (Figure 2).

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