Definition of excision
: the act or procedure of removing by or as if by cutting out; especially : surgical removal or resection
excisionalplay \ik-ˈsizh-nəl, -ˈsi-zhə-nəl\ adjective
Origin and Etymology of excision
Middle French, from Latin excision-, excisio, from excidere
First Known Use: 1541See Words from the same year
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