extirpation definition

  • noun:
    • The work of extirpating or uprooting.
    • The work of extirpating or rooting on, and/or condition to be extirpated; eradication; excision; complete destruction.
    • The work of extirpating or rooting away; eradication; excision; complete destruction: as, the extirpation of weeds from land; the extirpation of a diseased gland; the extirpation of bad principles through the heart; the extirpation of heresy.
    • the work of pulling up or away; uprooting; cutting off from existence
    • surgery of a body component or tissue
    • The act of extirpating or uprooting.
    • The act of extirpating or rooting away, and/or state of being extirpated; eradication; excision; total destruction.
    • The work of extirpating or rooting out; eradication; excision; total destruction: as, the extirpation of weeds from land; the extirpation of a diseased gland; the extirpation of evil maxims from the heart; the extirpation of heresy.
    • the work of pulling up or away; uprooting; cutting off from existence
    • surgery of a body part or tissue

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