total mastectomy

noun

: a mastectomy in which the breast tissue, associated skin, nipple, and areola are removed

called also simple mastectomy

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“Total mastectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/total%20mastectomy. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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