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enucleate

[ē′nü·klē‚āt]
(cell and molecular biology)
To remove the nucleus from a cell.
(medicine)
To remove an organ or a tumor in its entirety, as an eye from its socket.
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Vilenkin tunneling from nothing or Hartle-Hawking no-boundary conditions [11]) in which the duality is a property of the configuration space where our classical universe enucleates.
Joachim Neugroschel (San Francisco: City Lights, 1987), in which a woman seduces a priest, then strangles him, then enucleates his eye and places it in her vagina.