Definition of evisceration (noun)
- surgical removal of an organ (or the contents of an organ) from a patient
- the act of removing the bowels or viscera; the act of cutting so as to cause the viscera to protrude
- synonyms: disembowelment
- altering something (as a legislative act or a statement) in such a manner as to reduce its value
- "the adoption of their amendments would have amounted to an evisceration of the act"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet