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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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Surgical resection of retrobulbar masses is not always achieved without enucleating the affected eye, and relapse after enucleation may occur.
Some serve as sources for ova, others are used as surrogates to carry the embryos that scientists create by enucleating an egg and fusing it with cells from the dog being cloned.
20) These factors suggest that primate reproductive cloning using the squish method--the most effective method for enucleating unfertilized eggs--would be impossible, for two reasons.