v. cut away, amputate

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • exsect — Rarely used term for excise. [L. ex seco, pp. sectus, to cut out] * * * ex·sect ek sekt vt to cut out: EXCISE <an exsected uterus> ex·sec·tion sek shən n * * * ex·sect (ek sektґ) excise …   Medical dictionary

  • exsect — (ˈ)ek|sekt transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin exsectus, past participle of exsecare, from ex ex (I) + secare to cut more at saw : to cut out : excise an exsected uterus …   Useful english dictionary

  • exsectile — (ˈ)ek|sektəl, ˌtīl, (ˌ)til adjective : capable of being exsected …   Useful english dictionary

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