exsection

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin exsectio.

NounEdit

exsection (plural exsections)

  1. A cutting out or away.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of E. Darwin to this entry?)
  2. (surgery) The removal by operation of a portion of a limb, especially the removal of a portion of a bone in the vicinity of a joint.
Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 16:56