Medical Dictionary

eviscerate


eviscerate

verb evis·cer·ate \i-ˈvis-ə-ˌrāt\
evis·cer·at·edevis·cer·at·ing

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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