pleurectomy

noun
pleu·​rec·​to·​my | \ plu̇-ˈrek-tə-mē How to pronounce pleurectomy (audio) \
plural pleurectomies

Medical Definition of pleurectomy

: surgical excision of part of the pleura

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“Pleurectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pleurectomy. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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