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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.

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.
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, orchiectomy - 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"
Translations
قَطْع، بَتْر، إسْتِئْصال
fjernelsesletning
kivágás
fjarlæging
vyrezanie
kesip çıkarma

excision

[ekˈsɪʒən] N (Med) → extirpación f; (= deletion) → supresión f, eliminación f

excision

n (Med, fig) → Entfernung f

excise2

(ikˈsaiz) verb
to cut out or off.
excision (ikˈsiʒən) noun

ex·ci·sion

n. excisión, extirpación, ablación.

excision

n escisión
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Early tangential excision and skin grafting of moderate burns is superior to honey dressing: a prospective randomised trial.
Tangential excision of nevocellular nevus on the face.
Silver sulfadiazine was not yet developed and early tangential excision and immediate grafting came only in the early 1970s.