extirpation


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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

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]
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extirpation of the pulp from patent root canals, and amputation to the curvature site in curved canals.
Matthew Islands in the 1890s, undoubtedly played an important role in the extirpation of the summer-resident population of polar bears on the St.
Fire exclusion, extirpation of beavers, overhunting of elk and deer, tree planting and extirpation of bison were very compatible with the time-order consideration in that they pre-dated the initial range expansion by an appropriate period of time.
Earlier extirpation of pulps is undertaken in teeth with mature apices.
(1991) described the similar extirpation of two cyprinid species, Macrhybopsis aestivalis and Notropis potteri, upstream from an impoundment of the North Fork of the Red River, Oklahoma.
In the North Cascades, wolves, grizzlies, wolverine, lynx, and fisher were present historically; but in the last two decades all have either disappeared or loom perilously close to extirpation. And in Glacier and Yellowstone, all six of the main forest carnivores are known to exist, though in Yellowstone, fisher numbers have severely declined due to national forest clear-cutting.
The present case report describes LPD of iatrogenic origin following laparoscopic extirpation of the uterus using a power morcellator in a woman with a normal level of estrogen.
* as an additional anaesthesia in all groups of teeth with irreversible pulpopathia treated with extirpation method or formocresol amputation,
This culture has penetrated all walks of life and its extirpation would not be an easy task.
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Studies have shown that the growth of the tumor is slow; hence, surgical extirpation without the necessity of adjuvant therapy is the treatment of choice, but complete excision is not always possible due to complex anatomy of nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses [1, 9].