quad·​rant·​ec·​to·​my ˌkwäd-rən-ˈtek-tə-mē How to pronounce quadrantectomy (audio)
plural quadrantectomies
: a partial mastectomy involving excision of a tumor along with the involved quadrant of the breast including the skin and underlying fascia compare lumpectomy

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“Quadrantectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/quadrantectomy. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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