pneumonectomy

(redirected from pneumectomies)

pneu·mo·nec·to·my

(no͞o′mə-nĕk′tə-mē, nyo͞o′-) also pneu·mec·to·my (no͞o-mĕk′tə-mē, nyo͞o-)
n. pl. pneu·mo·nec·to·mies also pneu·mec·to·mies
Surgical removal of all or part of a lung.

[Greek pneumōn, lung; see pneumonic + -ectomy.]

pneumonectomy

(ˌnjuːməʊˈnɛktəmɪ) or

pneumectomy

n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical removal of a lung or part of a lung
[C20: from Greek pneumōn lung + -ectomy]

pneu•mo•nec•to•my

(ˌnu məˈnɛk tə mi, ˌnyu-)

n., pl. -mies.
surgical excision of all or part of a lung.
[1885–90]

pneumonectomy

Surgery to remove a lung or some tissue from a lung.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pneumonectomy - surgical removal of a lung (usually to treat lung cancer)
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
Translations

pneumonectomy

n (pl -mies) neumonectomía