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Excision

Ex`ci´sion
n.1.The act of excising or cutting out or off; extirpation; destruction.
2.(Eccl.) The act of cutting off from the church; excommunication.
3.(Surg.) The removal, especially of small parts, with a cutting instrument.
Noun1.excision - the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage; "an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors"; "both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause"
Synonyms: deletion, cut
2.excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
3.excision - the act of banishing a member of the Church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the Church; cutting a person off from a religious society
Synonyms: excommunication
4.excision - the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence
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