(?), v. t. [L. exsectio.] 1. A cutting out or away. E. Darwin.
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2. (Surg.) The removal by operation of a portion of a limb; particularly, the removal of a portion of a bone in the vicinity of a joint; the act or process of cutting out.





, } a. [L. exsertus, p. p. of exserere to stretch out or forth. See Exert.] Standing out; projecting beyond some other part; as, exsert stamens.
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A small portion of the basal edge of the shell exserted.
D. H. Barnes.
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