Exsect Ex*sect", v. t. [L. exsectio.] 1. A cutting out or away. --E. Darwin. [1913 Webster]

2. (Surg.) The removal by operation of a portion of a limb; particularly, the removal of a portion of a bone in the vicinity of a joint; the act or process of cutting out.

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  • exsect — index eviscerate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • exsect — [ek sekt′] vt. [< L exsectus, pp. of exsecare < ex , out + secare, to cut: see SAW2] to cut out exsection n …   English World dictionary

  • exsect — exsectile /ek sek tl, tuyl, til/, adj. exsection, n. /ek sekt /, v.t. to cut out. [1635 45; < L exsectus cut out, cut away, ptp. of ex(s)ecare, equiv. to ex EX 1 + secare to cut; see SECT] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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 — v. cut away, amputate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • exsect — ex·sect …   English syllables

  • exsect — /ɛkˈsɛkt/ (say ek sekt) verb (t) to cut out. {Latin exsectus, past participle} –exsection, noun …   Australian English 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

  • Exect — Ex*ect , v. t. [See {Exsect}.] To cut off or out. [Obs.] See {Exsect}. Harvey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eviscerate — I verb cut out, damage, debilitate, deprive of essential parts, deprive of force, deprive of vital parts, devitalize, dig out, disembowel, dismantle, embowel, enervate, enfeeble, exenterate, exsect, extract, gut, harm, impair injure, mar, pick… …   Law dictionary

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