verb[with object] formal
Remove the contents of (part of the body); eviscerate.
More example sentences
- He completely exenterates the ethmoid labyrinth.
- The body was then exenterated and the heart burnt.
- The debris will pile up as one works back and detract from one's security while exenterating the posterior cells.
early 17th century: from Latin exenterat- 'disembowelled', from the verb exenterare, from ex- 'out' + Greek enteron 'intestine'.