modified radical mastectomy

noun

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/modified%20radical%20mastectomy. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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