Also especially British, ex·te·ri·or·ise.
Origin of exteriorize
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- surgery to expose (an attached organ or part) outside a body cavity, esp in order to remove it from an operating area
- another word for externalize
- To turn outward; externalize.
- To direct a patient's interest, thoughts, or feelings into a channel leading outside himself or herself.
- To expose an internal organ temporarily for observation, or permanently for physiological experiment or surgery.
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