verb (used with object), e·nu·cle·at·ed, e·nu·cle·at·ing.
Origin of enucleate
Related Words for enucleationsection, incision, resection, enucleation, abscission, comment, essay, elucidation, text, paper, disquisition, thesis, critique, interpretation, dissertation, story, review, discourse, theme, details
Examples from the Web for enucleation
Historical Examples of enucleation
Sessile cysts of this kind are removed by what is known as enucleation.
The method is termed ‘enucleation’,43 and where it fails the extubator must be used.
Associated words: enucleate, enucleation, exacinate, exacination.
Associated words: scleroid, enucleate, enucleation, inenucleable.
When the enucleation is completed the walls of the capsule are carefully examined for oozing vessels which require ligature.
verb (ɪˈnjuːklɪˌeɪt) (tr)
adjective (ɪˈnjuːklɪɪt, -ˌeɪt)
Word Origin for enucleate
1640s, from verb enucleate (1540s), from Latin enucleatus "pure, clean," past participle of enucleare "to lay open, explain in detail," literally "to remove the kernel of" (see ex- + nucleus). Mostly figurative in Latin (the notion is of getting at the "core" of some matter); until mid-19c. advances in science and medicine, usually figurative in English.