HyperDic: resection

English > 1 sense of the word resection:
NOUNactresectionsurgical removal of part of a structure or organ
English > resection: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningSurgical removal of part of a structure or organ.
Narrowertransurethral resection of the prostate, TURPremoval of significant amounts of prostate tissue (as in cases of benign prostatic hyperplasia)
Broaderoperation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical processA medical procedure involving an incision with instruments
Verbsresectsurgically remove a part of a structure or an organ

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