extrusion

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The first punishment for dissent less than death is extrusion from the society.

Such an extrusion of the foetus is called a complete tubal abortion.

After the extrusion of the polar bodies there are 24 chromosomes in the egg.

He had quite meant what he said; and, as I related, was beyond the reach of the indignity of extrusion.

About the same time, or probably a little earlier, St. Hippolytus (†230) gives a similar reason for the extrusion of this episode.

This extrusion or expulsion by each of the conjugating cells of half its constituent elements is certainly very strange.

In a few days after extrusion the eggs become crystal-like or hyaline in color, when the embryo can be seen in motion.

On receiving this sentence of extrusion, Portia turned upon her poet with a demand for pecuniary compensation.

A show of resistance made by the proctors of the clergy in the House of Commons was promptly met by their extrusion.

If two rows be used, as described above, extrusion of the ball is far less frequent than if one only be inserted.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, from Latin extrusionem (nominative extrusio), noun of action from past participle stem of extrudere, from ex- "out" (see ex-) + trudere "to thrust, push," from PIE *treud- "to press, push, squeeze" (see threat).

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