verb[with object] Surgery
Remove the capsule or covering from (a kidney or other organ): after blood sampling, the kidneys were removed, decapsulated, and stored
More example sentences
- Grossly, the spleen was mostly decapsulated, and microscopic examination showed a pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.
- More example sentences
- We provide 2 new cases of splenic cysts treated with partial laparoscopic decapsulation using harmonic scalpel.
Definition of decapsulate in:
- The US English dictionary