Definitions for excision

Definitions for (noun) excision

Main entry: deracination, excision, extirpation

Definition: the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence

Main entry: excision, excommunication

Definition: the act of banishing a member of a church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the church; cutting a person off from a religious society

Main entry: excision, extirpation, ablation, cutting out

Definition: surgical removal of a body part or tissue

Main entry: cut, deletion, excision

Definition: the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage

Usage: an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors; both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause

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