exeresis

noun
ex·​er·​e·​sis | \ ig-ˈzer-ə-səs How to pronounce exeresis (audio) \
plural exereses\ -​ə-​ˌsēz How to pronounce exereses (audio) \

Medical Definition of exeresis

: 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 1 Dec. 2020.

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