decapitation


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decapitation

 [de-kap″ĭ-ta´shun]
removal of the head, as of an animal, fetus, or bone.

de·cap·i·ta·tion

(dē-kap'i-tā'shŭn),
Removal of a head. See: decapitate.

decapitation

/de·cap·i·ta·tion/ (de-kap″ĭ-ta´shun) the removal of the head, as of an animal, fetus, or bone.

decapitation

[dēkap′itā′shən]
literally, cutting off the head, as the head of a bone or the head of a fetus when delivery is not possible otherwise. This is no longer performed in clinical practice.

de·cap·i·ta·tion

(dē-kap'-i-tā'shŭn)
Removal of a head.

decapitation

removal of the head, as of an animal, fetus or bone.
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