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extirpation

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noun ex·tir·pa·tion \ˌek-stər-ˈpā-shən\

Medical Definition of extirpation

  1. :  complete excision or surgical destruction of a body part

extirpate \ˈek-stər-ˌpāt\play transitive verb extirpated; extirpating



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