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enucleate

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

without a NUCLEUS.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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.
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