Medical Dictionary

quadrantectomy

play
noun quad·rant·ec·to·my \ˌkwäd-rən-ˈtek-tə-mē\

Medical Definition of quadrantectomy

plural

quadrantectomies

  1. :  a partial mastectomy involving excision of a tumor along with the involved quadrant of the breast including the skin and underlying fascia—compare lumpectomy


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up quadrantectomy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

an extremely thin woman

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!