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Definition of "extirpating" [extirpating]

  • Present participle of extirpate. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "extirpating" in a sentence
  • "The transplantation in mass of the kidneys consisted of extirpating from a first animal both kidneys, their vessels and the corresponding segments of the aorta and vena cava, their nerves and nervous ganglia, their ureters and the corresponding part of the bladder; of placing this anatomic specimen in the abdominal cavity of a second animal whose normal kidneys had been previously resected and the aorta and vena cava cut transversely; and also of suturing the vascular segments between the ends of the aorta and vena cava, and of grafting the flap of the bladder on to the bladder of the host."
  • "Now young Nairne talked even of "extirpating" General Harrison whom the"
  • "Then struck hard and brought down the regimes sheltering our enemies, set up strongmen, charged them with extirpating terrorists, and withdrawn from their midst to hover north of Riyadh in the network of bases the Saudis have built within striking distance of Baghdad and Damascus."
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