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exenteration

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

medical Definition of exenteration

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

play \ig-ˈzent-ə-ˌrāt\ transitive verb exenterated; exenterating

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