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Meaning of ENUCLEATE

Pronunciation:  [adj]i'nookleeit, [v]inooklee`eyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  medicine:remove from an enveloping sac or cover; as of a tumor or an eye
  2. [v]  biology: remove the nucleus from (a cell)
 

ENUCLEATE is a 9 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: remove, take, take away, withdraw

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E*nu"cle*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enucleated}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Enucleating}.] [L. enucleatus, p. p. of
enucleare to enucleate; e out + nucleus kernel.]
1. To bring or peel out, as a kernel from its enveloping
   husks its enveloping husks or shell.

2. (Med.) To remove without cutting (as a tumor).

3. To bring to light; to make clear. --Sclater (1654).

 

 

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