Definition of exenterate
: to remove the contents of (something, such as the orbit, pelvis, or a sinus)
exenterationplay \ig-ˌzen-tə-ˈrā-shən\ noun
Origin and Etymology of exenterate
Latin exenteratus, past participle of exenterare to disembowel, modification of Greek exenterizein, from ex- + enteron intestine — more at inter-
First Known Use: 1607
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