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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ex·tir·pa·tion /ˌɛkstɝˈpeʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·tir·pa·tion n.  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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: surgical removal of a body part or tissue [syn: ablation,
           cutting out, excision]
      2: the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from
         existence [syn: excision, deracination]