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- Rhymes: -ɪʒən
excision (plural excisions)
- The deletion of some text during editing.
- (surgery) The removal of a tumor, etc., by cutting.
- (genetics) The removal of a gene from a section of genetic material.
- (topology) The fact that, under certain hypotheses, the homology of a space relative to a subspace is unchanged by the identification of a subspace of the latter to a point.
(surgeryexcision) The removal of a tumor, etc., by cutting
excision f (plural excisions)