Medical Dictionary

exenteration

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noun ex·en·ter·a·tion \ig-ˌzent-ə-ˈrā-shən\

Medical Definition of exenteration

  1. 1:  evisceration

  2. 2:  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>

exenterate

\ig-ˈzent-ə-ˌrāt\play transitive verb

exenterated

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exenterating


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