decapsulation

[ dē-kăp′sə-lāshən ]

n.

Surgical removal of a capsule or enveloping membrane, as of the kidney.

Nearby words

  1. diadochy,
  2. diadromous,
  3. diaeresis,
  4. diaeretic,
  5. diag.,
  6. diagenetic,
  7. diageotropic,
  8. diageotropism,
  9. diaghilev,
  10. diaghilev, sergei pavlovich


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