exaeresis

Exaeresis

Ex*[ae]r"e*sis\, n. [NL., fr. Gr.? a taking away.] (Surg.) In old writers, the operations concerned in the removal of parts of the body.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: exacum affine
Next Definition: exaeretodon
Words Near: exaeresis
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for exaeresis
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing exaeresis
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature