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English noun: cutting out

1. cutting out (act) surgical removal of a body part or tissue


Synonymsablation, excision, extirpation


Broader (hypernym)operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process


Narrower (hyponym)adenoidectomy, adrenalectomy, appendectomy, appendicectomy, cholecystectomy, clitoridectomy, embolectomy, endarterectomy, enervation, female circumcision, hypophysectomy, hysterectomy, laminectomy, laryngectomy, lithotomy, lobectomy, lumpectomy, mastectomy, mastoidectomy, meniscectomy, nephrectomy, neurectomy, oophorectomy, oophorosalpingectomy, ophthalmectomy, orchidectomy, orchiectomy, ovariectomy, pancreatectomy, pneumonectomy, prostatectomy, salpingectomy, septectomy, sigmoidectomy, splenectomy, stapedectomy, suprarenalectomy, sympathectomy, thrombectomy, thyroidectomy, tonsillectomy, vasectomy, vulvectomy









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