[v. ih-vis-uh-reyt; adj. ih-vis-er-it, -uh-reyt]
verb (used with object), eviscerated, eviscerating.
to remove the entrails from; disembowel: to eviscerate a chicken.
to deprive of vital or essential parts: The censors eviscerated the book to make it inoffensive to the leaders of the party.
Surgery. to remove the contents of (a body organ).

1600–10; < Latin ēviscerātus, past participle of ēviscerāre to deprive of entrails, tear to pieces, equivalent to ē- e-1 + viscer(a) viscera + -ātus -ate1

evisceration, noun
eviscerator, noun
uneviscerated, adjective
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eviscerate (ɪˈvɪsəˌreɪt)
1.  (tr) to remove the internal organs of; disembowel
2.  (tr) to deprive of meaning or significance
3.  (tr) surgery to remove the contents of (the eyeball or other organ)
4.  (intr) surgery (of the viscera) to protrude through a weakened abdominal incision after an operation
5.  having been disembowelled
[C17: from Latin ēviscerāre to disembowel, from viscera entrails]

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Word Origin & History

c.1600, from L. evisceratus, pp. of eviscerare, from ex- "out" + viscera "internal organs." Sometimes used 17c. in figurative sense of "to bring out the deepest secrets of." Related: Eviscerated; eviscerating.
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evisceration e·vis·cer·a·tion (ĭ-vĭs'ə-rā'shən)

  1. Removal of the contents of the eyeball, leaving the sclera and sometimes the cornea.

  2. See exenteration.

  3. Protrusion of the abdominal viscera, as through a defect created by wound dehiscence.

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Example sentences
More typically, food packets were stuffed into birds' body cavities following evisceration.
The latter is sufficient for one, therefor sufficient for even an abdominal evisceration.
In evisceration, the birds are rehung on shackles which carry them to one of three evisceration lines.
Sent apology email offering public self-evisceration.
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