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1. resect

verb. surgically remove a part of a structure or an organ.

Synonyms

  • remove
  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • uninjured
  • fill
  • pack
  • dock

Etymology

  • resectus (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word resect


1. Verb, base form
This could be accomplished through oxygen therapy, the placement of thoracostomy tubes in the dog’s chest, and in severe cases, surgery to resect areas of damaged lung tissue.

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