Enucleated
Enucleate E*nu"cle*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enucleated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enucleating}.] [L. enucleatus, p. p. of enucleare to enucleate; e out + nucleus kernel.] 1. To bring or peel out, as a kernel from its enveloping husks its enveloping husks or shell. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) To remove without cutting (as a tumor). [1913 Webster]

3. To bring to light; to make clear. --Sclater (1654). [1913 Webster]


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