Medical Dictionary

mastectomy

noun mas·tec·to·my \ma-ˈstek-tə-mē\
plural mas·tec·to·mies

Medical Definition of MASTECTOMY

:  surgical removal of all or part of the breast and sometimes associated lymph nodes and muscles—see modified radical mastectomy, partial mastectomy, radical mastectomy, simple mastectomy
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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