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From Middle French excision, from Latin excīsiō.

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excision (countable and uncountable, plural excisions)

  1. The deletion of some text during editing.
  2. (surgery) The removal of a tumor, etc., by cutting.
  3. (genetics) The removal of a gene from a section of genetic material.
  4. (topology) The fact that, under certain hypotheses, the homology of a space relative to a subspace is unchanged by the identification of a subspace of the latter to a point.

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French Wikipedia has an article on:
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excision f (plural excisions)

  1. excision

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin excīsiō.

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excision f (plural excisions)

  1. excision; removal by cutting
    • 1549, Jean Tagault, Les institutions chirurgiques
      Quand le patient refuse ayde et remedes necessaires a la curation de la maladie, laquelle de soy est incurable, comme excision d'ung chancre qui occupe quelque membre.