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enucleate

 [e-noo´kle-āt]
to remove whole and clean, as the eye from its socket.

e·nu·cle·ate

(ē-nū'klē-āt),
To remove entirely; to shell like a nut, as in the removal of an eye from its capsule or a tumor from its compressed surrounding tissue.

enucleate

(ĭ-no͞o′klē-āt′, ĭ-nyo͞o′-)
tr.v. enucle·ated, enucle·ating, enucle·ates
1. Medicine To remove (a tumor or eye, for example) whole from an enveloping cover or sac.
2. Biology To remove the nucleus of.
3. Archaic To explain; elucidate.
adj. (-ĭt, -āt′) Biology
Lacking a nucleus.

e·nu′cle·a′tion n.
e·nu′cle·a′tor n.

e·nu·cle·ate

(ē-nū'klē-āt)
To remove entirely; for example, to shell like a nut, as in the removal of an eye from its capsule or a tumor from its enveloping capsule.

enucleate

without a NUCLEUS.

e·nu·cle·ate

(ē-nū'klē-āt)
To remove entirely; to shell like a nut, as in the removal of a tumor from its enveloping capsule.

enucleate (enoo´klēāt),

v to remove a lesion in its entirety.

enucleate

to remove whole and clean, as the eye from its socket.
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The HoLEP is the first technique using an end-firing laser fiber to enter the native anatomical plane between the prostatic lobe and surgical capsule and then to enucleate the prostate adenoma from the capsule.
Holmium-Yag laser was the first energy used to truly enucleate the prostate off its surgical capsule; the term HoLEP (holmium laser enucleation of the prostate) was introduced by Dr.
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It was not possible to get above the swelling, the cervix could not be felt and the tumor did not have any plane to enucleate and thus it was decided to proceed to laparotomy.