Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Surgical excision of a lobe, as of the lung.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The surgical removal of a lobe from an organ such as the lung or the brain.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. surgical removal of a lobe from any organ of the body (such as the lung or brain).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. surgical removal of a lobe from any organ of the body (as the lung or brain)

Etymologies

From lobe + -ectomy (Wiktionary)

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