- an excavating or being excavated
- a hole or hollow made by excavating
- something unearthed by excavating
Origin: Classical Latin excavatio
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- The act or process of excavating.
- A hole formed by excavating.
excavation - Medical Definition
- A natural cavity, pouch, or recess.
- A cavity formed artificially or as the result of a pathological process.