Definition of decapsulate in English:

decapsulate

Line breaks: de|cap¦su|late
Pronunciation: /diːˈkapsjʊleɪt
 
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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
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    • Grossly, the spleen was mostly decapsulated, and microscopic examination showed a pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.

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decapsulation

noun
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  • We provide 2 new cases of splenic cysts treated with partial laparoscopic decapsulation using harmonic scalpel.

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