exenteration


ex·en·ter·a·tion

noun \ig-ˌzent-ə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of EXENTERATION

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: surgical removal of the contents of a bodily cavity (as the orbit, pelvis, or a sinus) <pelvic exenteration for advanced uterine, bladder, and rectal carcinoma—Journal of the American Medical Association>
ex·en·ter·ate \ig-ˈzent-ə-ˌrāt\ transitive verb, ex·en·ter·at·ed ex·en·ter·at·ing

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