extirpation

noun

ex·​tir·​pa·​tion ˌek-stər-ˈpā-shən How to pronounce extirpation (audio)
: complete excision or surgical destruction of a body part
extirpate transitive verb
extirpated; extirpating

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“Extirpation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/extirpation. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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