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extirpation

 [ek″ster-pa´shun]
complete removal or eradication of an organ or tissue.

ex·tir·pa·tion

(eks'tĭr-pā'shŭn),
Partial or complete removal of an organ or diseased tissue.
[L. extirpo, to root out, fr. stirps, a stalk, root]

extirpation

(ĕk′stər-pā′shən)
n.
The surgical removal of an organ, a part of an organ, or a diseased tissue.

ex′tir·pate′ v.

extirpation

[ek′stərpā′shən]
Etymology: L, extirpare, to root out
the total removal of a diseased organ or body part.

extirpation

An older term for excision.

ex·tir·pa·tion

(eks'tĭr-pā'shŭn)
Complete removal of an organ or diseased tissue.
[L. extirpo, to root out, fr. stirps, a stalk, root]

extirpation

complete removal or eradication of an organ or tissue.
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The authorities should utilize this opportunity to extirpate anti-Pakistan elements.
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