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Meaning of EXTIRPATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence
  2. [n]  surgical removal of a body part or tissue
 

EXTIRPATION is a 11 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: ablation, cutting out, deracination, excision
 
 See Also: adenoidectomy, adrenalectomy, appendectomy, appendicectomy, cholecystectomy, embolectomy, ennervation, hypophysectomy, hysterectomy, laminectomy, laryngectomy, lithotomy, lobectomy, lumpectomy, mastectomy, mastoidectomy, meniscectomy, nephrectomy, neurectomy, oophorectomy, oophorosalpingectomy, operation, ophthalmectomy, orchidectomy, orchiectomy, ovariectomy, pancreatectomy, pneumonectomy, prostatectomy, pull, pulling, salpingectomy, sigmoidectomy, splenectomy, stapedectomy, suprarenalectomy, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, sympathectomy, thrombectomy, thyroidectomy, tonsillectomy, vasectomy, vulvectomy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex`tir*pa"tion\, n. [L. extirpatio, exstirpatio:
cf. F. extirpation.]
The act of extirpating or rooting out, or the state of being
extirpated; eradication; excision; total destruction; as, the
extirpation of weeds from land, of evil from the heart, of a
race of men, of heresy.

 

 

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