Entry: ablative (adj.)
In context: "'So but you know of this old program with epileptics? Experiments they though could avoid ablative surgery for severe epilepsy?'"
Here: Surg. Involving or used in the removal or destruction of an organ or tissue.
Grammar. Designating, being in, or relating to a case of nouns and pronouns, and of words in grammatical agreement with them, in Latin and certain other Indo-European languages, the central function of which is to express direction from a place, and which is expressed in English by ‘by’, ‘with’, or ‘from’.
Of or relating to the action of taking away or removing something; that brings about removal or subtraction. Now rare.
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Source: Oxford English Dictionary