exteriorize

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verb ex·te·ri·or·ize \ek-ˈstir-ē-ə-ˌrīz\

Definition of exteriorize

exteriorized

;

exteriorizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  externalize

  3. 2 :  to bring out of the body (as for surgery)

exteriorization

play \ek-ˌstir-ē-ə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of exteriorize

1879


Medical Dictionary

exteriorize

transitive verb ex·te·ri·or·ize
variants: or British

exteriorise

\ek-ˈstir-ē-ə-ˌrīz\play

Medical Definition of exteriorize

exteriorized

or British

exteriorised

;

exteriorizing

or British

exteriorising

  1. 1:  externalize

  2. 2:  to bring out of the body (as for surgery) the section of perforated colon was exteriorized

exteriorization

or British

exteriorisation

\-ˌstir-ē-ə-rə-ˈzā-shən\play noun

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