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decapitation

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

(dē-kap'i-tā'shŭn),
Removal of a head. See: decapitate.
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de·cap·i·ta·tion

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