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1. resection

noun. surgical removal of part of a structure or organ.

Synonyms

  • transurethral resection of the prostate
  • surgical process
  • operation
  • TURP
  • surgery
  • surgical procedure

Antonyms

  • major surgery
  • serial operation
  • asynchronous operation
  • synchronous operation

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Example sentences of the word resection


1. Noun, singular or mass
Because the liver is a large organ, the incision used for a conventional resection also is very large, up to 30 inches in length.

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