modified radical mastectomy

noun

Medical Definition of modified radical mastectomy

: a mastectomy that is similar to a radical mastectomy but does not include removal of the pectoral muscles — compare simple mastectomy

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“Modified radical mastectomy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/modified%20radical%20mastectomy. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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