lobectomy

noun lo·bec·to·my \ lō-ˈbek-tə-mē \
Updated on: 31 Dec 2017

Definition of lobectomy

plural lobectomies
: surgical removal of a lobe of an organ (such as a lung) or gland (such as the thyroid)

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lobectomy

noun lo·bec·to·my \ lō-ˈbek-tə-mē \

medical Definition of lobectomy

plural lobectomies
: surgical removal of a lobe of an organ (as a lung) or gland (as the thyroid); specifically : excision of a lobe of the lung — compare lobotomy

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