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resection

noun re·sec·tion \ri-ˈsek-shən\

Definition of RESECTION

:  the surgical removal of part of an organ or structure

First Known Use of RESECTION

1775

resection

noun re·sec·tion \ri-ˈsek-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RESECTION

:  the surgical removal of part of an organ or structure <pancreatic resection> <resection of the lower bowel> <resection of a tumor>—see abdominoperineal resection, mikulicz resection, segmental resection, wedge resection

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