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n.1. (in surgery) the removal of the viscera. 2. (in ophthalmology) an operation in which the contents of the eyeball are removed, the empty outer envelope (sclera) being left behind. Compare enucleation.

1. (in surgery) the removal of the viscera. 2. (in ophthalmology) an operation in which the contents of the eyeball are removed, the empty outer envelope (sclera) being left behind. Compare enucleation.

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