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