verb (used with object), e·nu·cle·at·ed, e·nu·cle·at·ing.
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Origin of enucleate
OTHER WORDS FROM enucleatee·nu·cle·a·tion, noun
Example sentences from the Web for enucleate
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.
When the enucleation is completed the walls of the capsule are carefully examined for oozing vessels which require ligature.
An incomplete ovariotomy is a very different condition to an enucleation.
In malignant tumours enucleation should only be performed when there are no signs of extra-ocular extension.