The action of extracting something, especially using effort or force
the extraction of gall bladder stones
The recovery of a metal from a solution of its salts by electrolysis.
The partial removal of a substance from a solution or mixture by dissolving it in another, immiscible solvent in which it is more soluble
The application of reduced pressure to extract something, particularly to assist childbirth or as a method of abortion, or as a technique for removing components of a chemical mixture
Aspiration of the uterine contents by suction through a fine cannula, used especially as a means of terminating early pregnancies.