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Definitions of excision:
  • noun:   the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence
  • noun:   the act of banishing a member of the Church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the Church; cutting a person off from a religious society
  • noun:   the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage
    Example: "Both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause"
  • noun:   surgical removal of a body part or tissue

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