noun. ['ˌləmˈpɛktəmi'] surgical removal of a tumor without removing much of the surrounding tissue or lymph nodes; performed in some cases of breast cancer.
- cutting out
- -ectomy (English)
- lump (English)
- lumpe (Middle English (1100-1500))
Rhymes with Lumpectomy
Sentences with lumpectomy
1. Noun, singular or mass
Soon after, she had a double lumpectomy, and then later opted for a double mastectomy.