resection

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noun re·sec·tion \ri-ˈsek-shən\

Definition of resection

  1. :  the surgical removal of part of an organ or structure

1775

First Known Use of resection

1775


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resection

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noun re·sec·tion \ri-ˈsek-shən\

Medical Definition of resection

  1. :  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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