morcellation

noun
mor·​cel·​la·​tion | \ ˌmȯr-sə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce morcellation (audio) \

Medical Definition of morcellation

1 : division and removal in small pieces (as of a tumor)
2 : the surgical cutting of the skull into small pieces and leaving them in place to allow more even or symmetrical expansion of the brain and skull during growth

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“Morcellation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/morcellation. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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