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eviscerate

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verb evis·cer·ate \i-ˈvi-sə-ˌrāt\

Simple Definition of eviscerate

  • : to take out the internal organs of (an animal)

Full Definition of eviscerate

evis·cer·at·edevis·cer·at·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to take out the entrails of :  disembowel b :  to deprive of vital content or force

  3. 2 :  to remove an organ from (a patient) or the contents of (an organ)

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to protrude through a surgical incision or suffer protrusion of a part through an incision

evis·cer·a·tion play \-ˌvi-sə-ˈrā-shən\ noun

Examples of eviscerate

  1. <the ancient Egyptians would eviscerate the bodies of the dead as part of the process of mummifying them>



Origin of eviscerate

Latin evisceratus, past participle of eviscerare, from e- + viscera viscera


First Known Use: 1599

Rhymes with eviscerate

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Medical Dictionary

eviscerate

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verb evis·cer·ate \i-ˈvis-ə-ˌrāt\

Medical Definition of eviscerate

evis·cer·at·edevis·cer·at·ing

  1. transitive verb

  2. 1:  to remove the viscera of

  3. 2:  to remove an organ from (a patient) or the contents of (an organ)

  4. intransitive verb

  5. :  to protrude through a surgical incision or suffer protrusion of a part through an incision





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