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Meaning of RESECTION

Pronunciation:  ri'sekshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  surgical removal of part of a structure or organ
 

RESECTION is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 See Also: operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, transurethral resection of the prostate, TURP

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*sec"tion\ (r?-s?k"sh?n), n. [L. resectio: cf. F.
r['e]section.]
1. The act of cutting or paring off. --Cotgrave.

2. (Surg.) The removal of the articular extremity of a bone,
   or of the ends of the bones in a false articulation.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Surgical removal of an organ or tissue.
 

 

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