resect

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verb re·sect \ri-ˈsekt\

Definition of resect

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to perform resection on

resectability

play \-ˌsek-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

resectable

play \-ˈsek-tə-bəl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of resect

Latin resectus, past participle of resecare to cut off, from re- + secare to cut — more at saw


First Known Use: 1835


Medical Dictionary

resect

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transitive verb re·sect \ri-ˈsekt\

Medical Definition of resect

  1. :  to perform resection on resect an ulcer

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