Medical Dictionary

quadrantectomy

noun quad·rant·ec·to·my \ˌkwäd-rən-ˈtek-tə-mē\
plural quad·rant·ec·to·mies

Medical Definition of QUADRANTECTOMY

:  a partial mastectomy involving excision of a tumor along with the involved quadrant of the breast including the skin and underlying fascia—compare lumpectomy

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