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excision

[ ek-sizh-uhn, ik- ]
/ ɛkˈsɪʒ ən, ɪk- /
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noun
the act of removal; an excising.
Surgery. the surgical removal of a foreign body or of tissue.
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Origin of excision

1480–90; <Latin excīsiōn- (stem of excīsiō) a cutting out. See excise2, -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM excision

ex·ci·sion·al, adjective
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