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Meaning of PNEUMONECTOMY

Pronunciation:  `noomu'nektumee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  surgical removal of a lung (usually to treat lung cancer)
 

PNEUMONECTOMY is a 13 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: ablation, cutting out, excision, extirpation

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: removal of an entire lung, for cancer, lung abscesses, bronchiectasis, or extensive tuberculosis.
 

 

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