Enucleating
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • enucleating — e·nu·cle·ate || ɪ njuːklɪeɪt v. remove a nucleus (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Enucleation — E*nu cle*a tion, n. [Cf. F. [ e]nucl[ e]ation.] The act of enucleating; elucidation; exposition. [1913 Webster] Neither sir, nor water, nor food, seem directly to contribute anything to the enucleation of this disease. Tooke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enucleate — enucleation, n. v. /i nooh klee ayt , i nyooh /; adj. /i nooh klee it, ayt , i nyooh /, v., enucleated, enucleating, adj. v.t. 1. Biol. to deprive of the nucleus. 2. to remove (a kernel, tumor, eyeball, etc.) from its enveloping cover. 3. Archaic …   Universalium

  • animal breeding — Introduction  controlled propagation of domestic animals in order to improve desirable qualities. Humanity has been modifying domesticated animals to better suit human needs for centuries. Selective breeding involves using knowledge from several… …   Universalium

  • enucleate — verb (t) /əˈnjuklieɪt/ (say uh nyoohkleeayt), /i / (say ee ) (enucleated, enucleating) 1. Biology to deprive of the nucleus. 2. to remove (a kernel, tumour, eyeball, etc.) from its enveloping cover. 3. to bring out; disclose. –adjective… …   Australian English dictionary

  • enucleate — [ē no͞o′klē āt΄, ēnyo͞o′klē āt΄; i no͞o′klē āt΄, inyo͞o′klē āt΄; ] for adj. [, ē no͞o′klēit, ē nyo͞o′ klēit, ē no͞o′klēāt΄, ē nyo͞o′klēāt΄] vt. enucleated, enucleating [< L enucleatus, pp. of enucleare, to remove kernels < e , out + nucleus …   English World dictionary

  • e|nu|cle|a|tion — «ih NOO klee AY shuhn, NYOO », noun. the act or process of enucleating …   Useful english dictionary

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