The action of excising something: the excision of the carcinoma
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- All excised tissues were frozen in liquid nitrogen immediately after excision and kept at - 80°C for later analysis.
- Wound excision involves removal of dead and contaminated tissue that, if left, would become a medium for infection.
- A cancer, in the medicine of the time, could be eliminated only through excision.
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- For many years, burn reconstructive surgery comprised incisional or excisional releases of scars and skin autografting.
- These conditions make excisional surgery impossible for a large percentage of patients.
- A 51-year-old woman underwent an excisional breast biopsy following detection of abnormal calcifications on a routine mammogram.
Definition of excision in:
- The US English dictionary