About The Word Ablation

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Ablation

Ablation Meaning & Definition
Ablation Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Ablation?

[n] surgical removal of a body part or tissue
[n] the erosive process that reduces the size of glaciers

Synonyms | Synonyms for Ablation: cutting out | excision | extirpation

Related Terms | Find terms related to Ablation: abrasion | abrasive | absorption | abstraction | assimilation | atomization | attrition | breakup | buffing | burning up | burnishing | chafe | chafing | consumption | corrosion | crumbling | decay | decomposition | decrease | decrement | deduction | degradation | deliquescence | depletion | depreciation | detrition | digestion | dilapidation | disintegration | disjunction | disorganization | dissipation | dissolution | drain | dressing | eating up | erasure | erosion | evaporation | exhaustion | expending | expenditure | filing | finishing | fretting | galling | grazing | grinding | impoverishment | incoherence | ingestion | leakage | limation | loss | polishing | purification | rasping | ravages of time | refinement | removal | resolution | rubbing away | sandblasting | sanding | scouring | scrape | scraping | scratch | scratching | scrub | scrubbing | scuff | shining | shrinkage | smoothing | spending | squandering | subduction | sublation | subtraction | taking away | use | using | using up | wastage | waste | wastefulness | wasting away | wear | wear and tear | wearing | wearing away | wearing down | weathering

See Also | adenoidectomy | adrenalectomy | appendectomy | appendicectomy | cholecystectomy | eating away | embolectomy | ennervation | eroding | erosion | hypophysectomy | hysterectomy | laminectomy | laryngectomy | lithotomy | lobectomy | lumpectomy | mastectomy | mastoidectomy | meniscectomy | nephrectomy | neurectomy | oophorectomy | oophorosalpingectomy | operation | ophthalmectomy | orchidectomy | orchiectomy | ovariectomy | pancreatectomy | pneumonectomy | prostatectomy | salpingectomy | sigmoidectomy | splenectomy | stapedectomy | suprarenalectomy | surgery | surgical operation | surgical procedure | surgical process | sympathectomy | thrombectomy | thyroidectomy | tonsillectomy | vasectomy | vulvectomy | wearing | wearing away

Ablation In Webster's Dictionary

\Ab*la"tion\, n. [L. ablatio, fr. ablatus p. p. of auferre to carry away; ab + latus, p. p. of ferre carry: cf. F. ablation. See {Tolerate}.] 1. A carrying or taking away; removal. --Jer. Taylor. 2. (Med.) Extirpation. --Dunglison. 3. (Geol.) Wearing away; superficial waste. --Tyndall.

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