Enucleate meaning

ĭ-no͝oklē-āt, ĭ-nyo͝o-
(medicine) To remove (a tumor or eye, for example) whole from an enveloping cover or sac.
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(biology) To remove the nucleus of.
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(archaic) To explain; elucidate.
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Lacking a nucleus.
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(archaic) To make clear; explain.
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(biol.) To remove the nucleus from (a cell)
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(surgery) To remove (a tumor, organ, etc.) as a whole from its enclosing sac.
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Enucleated.
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To remove a tumor, eye, or other structure whole from an enveloping cover or sac.
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(biology) To remove the nucleus of.
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Lacking a nucleus.
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(biology) To remove the nucleus from (a cell).
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(medicine) To remove; especially, to remove or gouge out (an eyeball or tum).
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(intransitive, medicine) To remove something; especially, to remove an eyeball or tumor.
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Enucleated, having no nucleus.
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(biology) A cell which has been enucleated.
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Origin of enucleate

  • Latin ēnucleāre ēnucleāt- to take out the kernel ē-, ex- ex- nucleus kernel nucleus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From e- +‎ nucleus +‎ -ate

    From Wiktionary