extirpation

noun
ex·​tir·​pa·​tion | \ ˌek-stər-ˈpā-shən How to pronounce extirpation (audio) \

Medical Definition of extirpation

: complete excision or surgical destruction of a body part

Other Words from extirpation

extirpate \ ˈek-​stər-​ˌpāt How to pronounce extirpate (audio) \ transitive verb extirpated; extirpating

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“Extirpation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/extirpation. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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