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synonyms for excision

  • ablation
  • abscission
  • cutting
  • extirpation
  • removal
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How to use excision in a sentence

After excision a mixture of water and vinegar should be kept in the mouth for some time.
OLD-TIME MAKERS OF MEDICINEJAMES J. WALSH
His description of the excision is rather clear and detailed.
OLD-TIME MAKERS OF MEDICINEJAMES J. WALSH
The excision of a few lines would alter, not indeed the general sense, but certainly the whole tone of the message.
INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF SOCIOLOGYROBERT E. PARK
The most conservative reader is inclined here to agree with those who perform an act of excision upon the text of Homer.
HOMER'S ODYSSEYDENTON J. SNIDER
Yet this repetition so vitally organic is questioned by many critics, some of whom resort to excision.
HOMER'S ODYSSEYDENTON J. SNIDER
Shortening the eyelid by excision of a portion of the tarsal plate.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
This operation consists in excision of the apex of the everted lid.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
(ii) To close the wound made by the excision of a cystoid scar.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
But these errors could be removed by the excision of half-a-dozen lines.
ALFRED TENNYSONANDREW LANG
Removal of the tube would be called salpingectomy, and the excision of the ovary, ophorectomy.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EXCISION

  • abatement
  • abstraction
  • allowance
  • credit
  • cut
  • decrease
  • decrement
  • depreciation
  • diminution
  • discount
  • dockage
  • excision
  • rebate
  • reduction
  • removal
  • subtraction
  • withdrawal
  • write-off
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.