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eviscerate

eviscerate

verb evis·cer·ate \i-ˈvi-sə-ˌrāt\

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

evis·cer·at·edevis·cer·at·ing

Full Definition of EVISCERATE

transitive verb
1
a :  to take out the entrails of :  disembowel
b :  to deprive of vital content or force
2
:  to remove an organ from (a patient) or the contents of (an organ)
intransitive verb
:  to protrude through a surgical incision or suffer protrusion of a part through an incision
evis·cer·a·tion \-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

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eviscerate

verb evis·cer·ate \i-ˈvis-ə-ˌrāt\   (Medical Dictionary)
evis·cer·at·edevis·cer·at·ing

Medical Definition of EVISCERATE

transitive verb
1
:  to remove the viscera of
2
:  to remove an organ from (a patient) or the contents of (an organ)
intransitive verb
:  to protrude through a surgical incision or suffer protrusion of a part through an incision

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