exenterate

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remove the contents of (an organ)

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The anterior ethmoid cells were exenterated to the extent possible by a curved curette and upturned forceps.
The bulla was first punctured inferomedially and later exenterated with caution after the surgeon identified the lamina papyracea and the roof of the ethmoids.
Polyps blocking the frontal recess opening into the middle meatus were cleared, agger nasi cells were exenterated, and mucus was drained from the frontal sinus.
A thin left lamina papyracea was visible in the exenterated cavity of the mucocele (figure, D).