noun. surgical removal of part of a structure or organ.
- transurethral resection of the prostate
- surgical process
- surgical procedure
- major surgery
- serial operation
- asynchronous operation
- synchronous operation
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.