Absci'ssion. n.s. [abscissio, Lat.]
- The act of cutting off.
Fabricius ab Aquapendente renders the abscission of them difficult enough, and not without danger. Wiseman's Surgery.
- The state of being cut off.
By cessation of oracles, with Montacutius, we may understand this intercision, not abscission, or consummate desolation. Brown's Vulgar Errors, b. vi. c. 12.