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extirpation

 [ek″ster-pa´shun]
complete removal or eradication of an organ or tissue.

ex·tir·pa·tion

(eks'tĭr-pā'shŭn),
Partial or complete removal of an organ or diseased tissue.
[L. extirpo, to root out, fr. stirps, a stalk, root]

extirpation

(ĕk′stər-pā′shən)
n.
The surgical removal of an organ, a part of an organ, or a diseased tissue.

ex′tir·pate′ v.

extirpation

[ek′stərpā′shən]
Etymology: L, extirpare, to root out
the total removal of a diseased organ or body part.

extirpation

An older term for excision.

ex·tir·pa·tion

(eks'tĭr-pā'shŭn)
Complete removal of an organ or diseased tissue.
[L. extirpo, to root out, fr. stirps, a stalk, root]

extirpation

complete removal or eradication of an organ or tissue.
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In the course of the surgery involved in organ extirpation, there is not a single medical act that aims, as adjured in the Oath of Hippocrates, to further the well-being of the patient, once declared a brain-dead donor.
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Because the factors leading to the frog's extirpation at these sites may still exist, the reestablished populations will be considered experimental and will be monitored carefully to identify any persistent problems.
These reports made important contributions to understanding the functional anatomy of the human motor cortex and technical approaches to surgical extirpation of cortical tissue.
one rural colony was destroyed for agricultural purposes; however, we did not ascertain the cause for extirpations of the other three colonies.
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