Synonyms for abscission

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ab-sizh-uh n, -sish-
Phonetic Transcription : æbˈsɪʒ ən, -ˈsɪʃ-

Définition of abscission

Origin :
  • "removal or cutting away," early 15c., from Latin abscissionem (nominative abscissio) "a cutting off," noun of action from past participle stem of abscindere (see abscissa).
  • As in excision : noun extraction
  • As in surgery : noun medical procedure

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