enucleate


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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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Do not enucleate myomas through force, but apply traction and position each fibroid in order to best delineate and present the leading edge between the myoma and the myometrium.
The preferred method of removing these tumors is to open the capsule and enucleate the tumor.