enucleation

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surgical removal of something without cutting into it

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To determine sensory modalities that are crucial for spatial learning, we cut the olfactory tract to deprive the fish of olfactory senses or we performed eye enucleation to deprive them of visual senses.
Following 5 days of training, the subjects were divided into the olfactory tract section (N = 10), eye enucleation (N = 10), and no-treatment groups (N = 10).
Because the surgery of eye enucleation gave a great damage to the subject, it might disrupt the processing of sensory cues other than the visual sense.
eye enucleation, amputation of body parts, breaking bones, etc.