Meaning of EXCISION in English

ekˈsizhən, ik- noun

( -s )

Etymology: Middle French, from Latin excision-, excisio, from excisus + -ion-, -io -ion

: the act or procedure of excising: as

a. : extirpation , destruction , erasure

b. : excommunication from a church

c. : surgical removal (as of a diseased part) : resection

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