Examples from the Web for excision
No apology is necessary for the excision of the reviewer's unreasonably long extracts from the poem.Early Reviews of English Poets|John Louis Haney
Among these is the excision of a sentence hitherto preserved in the text, and now relegated to the margin (p. 205).The Works of Sir Thomas Browne|Thomas Browne
When excision is impracticable, benefit may be derived from the use of radium or of the X-rays.
After the excision of the growth, a small piece of skin is removed from the leg and sewn to the denuded area.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern
Excision of a completely ankylosed shoulder or elbow may restore free mobility and usefulness to the limb.
Word Origin and History for excision
late 15c., from Middle French excision (14c.) and directly from Latin excisionem (nominative excisio), noun of action from past participle stem of excidere (see excise (v.)).