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exsect

[ek-sekt] /ɛkˈsɛkt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to cut out.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; < Latin exsectus cut out, cut away, past participle of ex(s)ecāre, equivalent to ex- ex-1 + secāre to cut; see sect
Related forms
exsectile
[ek-sek-tl, -tahyl, -til] /ɛkˈsɛk tl, -taɪl, -tɪl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
exsection, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for exsect

exsect

/ɛkˈsɛkt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to cut out
Derived Forms
exsection (ɛkˈsɛkʃən) noun
Word Origin
C17: exsect, from Latin exsecāre to cut away, from secāre to cut
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exsect in Medicine

exsect ex·sect (ěk-sěkt')
v. ex·sect·ed, ex·sect·ing, ex·sects
To excise. No longer in technical use.

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