1640s, noun of action from verb enucleate (1540s), from Latin enucleatus "pure, clean," past participle of enucleare "to lay open, explain in detail," literally "to remove the kernel from" (see ex- + nucleus). Mostly figurative in Latin (the notion is of getting at the "core" of some matter), and usually figurative in English until mid-19c. advances in science and medicine gave it a new literal sense.
1. Methods: The hydroxyapatite eye socket in 15 patients after enucleation of eyeball.
2. Retinoblastoma with massive tumor necrosis was proved by pathology after enucleation.
3. Objective To investigate the indication of globe enucleation after severe ocular rapture.
4. Objective To investigate a best operation method of enucleation and plasty of eyeball.
5. Conclusion: Enucleation was the first choice for resection of the cavernous hepatic hemangioma.