Meaning of deglove in English:


Pronunciation /ˌdiːˈɡlʌv/


Surgery Medicine
  • To strip an extensive area of skin and subcutaneous tissue from (a hand, foot, or other part of the body). Also (as part of a surgical procedure): to expose (a part of the body) by peeling back the covering skin or membrane, especially in one piece.


1940s. From de- + glove, after degloved.