Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Surgical removal of all or part of an organ, tissue, or structure.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of cutting or paring off; specifically, in surgery, the removal of the articular extremity of a bone, or of the ends of the bones in a false articulation; excision of a portion of some part, as of a bone or nerve.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of cutting or paring off.
  • noun (Surg.) The removal of the articular extremity of a bone, or of the ends of the bones in a false articulation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun medicine The surgical excision of part of a tissue
  • noun A method of finding one's position by using a map and compass

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

  • noun surgical removal of part of a structure or organ

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Examples

  • View larger image » lung lesion, we believe that elective resection is warranted due to the risks of infection and occult malignant transformation.

    Bronchopulmonary sequestration and Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid

  • The operation is known as resection of the plantar aponeurosis, or the complete operation for gathered nail.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • The second thing is that half, about half of our business comes from resection, which is a pretty slow growth marketplace.

    Healthcare Sector and Stocks Analysis from Seeking Alpha

  • There are three different types of surgery: a wedge resection, which is to remove a small section of lung that contains the tumor along with a margin of healthy tissue, a lobectomy, which is to remove the entire lobe of one lung, and a pneumonectomy, which is to remove an entire lung.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • There are three different types of surgery: a wedge resection, which is to remove a small section of lung that contains the tumor along with a margin of healthy tissue, a lobectomy, which is to remove the entire lobe of one lung, and a pneumonectomy, which is to remove an entire lung.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • But to review what our plan is with regard to IDEs, is that we currently already enjoy an approved indication for general tissue resection, soft tissue resection, which is a general indication, so physicians can use the -- can purchase the system and use it freely for whatever they deem appropriate.

    Healthcare Sector and Stocks Analysis from Seeking Alpha

  • But to review what our plan is with regard to IDEs, is that we currently already enjoy an approved indication for general tissue resection, soft tissue resection, which is a general indication, so physicians can use the -- can purchase the system and use it freely for whatever they deem appropriate.

    Healthcare Sector and Stocks Analysis from Seeking Alpha

  • The liver unit team at Wockhardt Hospitals performed the life-saving liver 'resection' on eighteen-month-old Sumana hailing from Orissa.

    Zee News : India National

  • 'resection' followed by an anastomosis (sewing together of healthy parts) and possible removal of lymph nodes will be done.

    BellaOnline - The Voice of Women

  • Early resection also maximizes compensatory lung growth; long-term follow up has shown normal pulmonary function.

    Bronchopulmonary sequestration and Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid

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