exteriorize


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exteriorize

 [eks-te´re-er-īz]
1. to form a correct mental reference of the image of an object seen.
2. in psychiatry, to turn one's interest outward.
3. to transpose an internal organ to the exterior of the body.

ex·te·ri·or·ize

(eks-tēr'ē-ōr-īz),
1. To direct a patient's interests, thoughts, or feelings into a channel leading outside the self, to some definite aim or object.
2. To expose an organ temporarily for observation, or permanently for purposes of experiment.
3. Fixation of a segment of bowel with blood supply intact to the outer aspect of the abdominal wall.

exteriorize

(ĭk-stîr′ē-ə-rīz′)
tr.v. exterior·ized, exterior·izing, exterior·izes
Medicine To expose (an internal organ or body part), as in surgery.

ex·te·ri·or·ize

(eks-tēr'ē-ōr-īz)
1. To direct interests, thoughts, or feelings into a channel leading outside the self, to some definite aim or object.
2. To expose an organ temporarily for observation, or permanently for purposes of physiologic experiment.
Synonym(s): exteriorise.
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Even if you generally exteriorize the uterus for repair, as I do, it is a good idea to occasionally repair the uterine incision without exteriorization.
Telescoped intestinal loop was identified, but was not possible to exteriorize due to severe adhesions.
This latex-free product provides excellent surgical exposure for the surgeon, reducing the need to exteriorize the uterus for hysterotomy closure.
Intraoperatively, a vertical midline incision exteriorizes the uterus from the peritoneal cavity.
Pic beautifully exteriorizes Kenan's locked-up fears and agonies.
The sun exteriorizes itself, becoming radiant, and so instructs the eye to see.