exeresis

noun

ex·​er·​e·​sis ig-ˈzer-ə-səs How to pronounce exeresis (audio)
plural exereses -ə-ˌsēz How to pronounce exeresis (audio)
: surgical removal of a part or organ (as a nerve)

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“Exeresis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/exeresis. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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