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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

/ex·te·ri·or·ize/ (ek-stēr´e-ah-rīz)
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.

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.

exteriorize

to transpose an internal organ to the exterior of the body.
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One option of course is to let the style of your poems, your language art, do some of the exteriorizing work.
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This exteriorizing has made every human environment a system of relative entities--resources, constraints, risks and pleasures--that it is radically impossible to consider, in the modern manner, as a collection of objects: it is inseparable from our very being.
The perverse distancing that such replicated exteriorizing of interiors effects allows us to engage in a cathartic "public grieving" for public figures whom we have never met, to vicariously participate in intimate contact with interior states of strangers in an alienated, post-industrial consumer society.
My one exteriorizing "frame" was the determination that each of the stories would be five pages of single-spaced typing, that being at this time my sense of requisite length for a story's being able to pass as such.
These include delaying, exteriorizing the pedicle, keeping the pedicle wider, mobilization of peroneal perforators in the intermuscular septum, supercharging, cross leg sural artery flap, leaving a skin extension over the pedicle, and harvesting a midline cuff of the gastrocnemius muscle.
Walter Benjamin, in his tribute to nineteenth-century interiorizing and exteriorizing, the Arcades Project, describes a similar type of desire predicated, he feels, on what he calls "threshold magic": "Like all magic substance, this too is once again reduced at some point to sex--in pornography.