|1.||[ noun ] (genetics) properties attributable to your ancestry|
"he comes from good origins"
|Related terms:||ancestry full_blood|
|2.||[ noun ] (physics) the process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means|
|Related terms:||natural_process elution dehydration infusion mineral_processing extract|
|3.||[ noun ] (dentistry) the act of pulling out (as a tooth)|
"the dentist gave her a local anesthetic prior to the extraction"
|Related terms:||removal extract|
|4.||[ noun ] the act of withdrawing or removing something|