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n. pl. ty·lec·to·mies

[Greek tulos, lump; see teuə- in Indo-European roots + -ectomy.]


n, pl -ectomies
the surgical excision of a lump or tumour
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27] Three types of surgery practised are; conservative surgery (lumpectomy, quadrantectomy, tylectomy, partial mastectomy or segmental mastectomy etc.
segmental mastectomy, lumpectomy, quadrantectomy, tylectomy, wedge resection, excisional biopsy, partial mastectomy) with lymph node dissection.
Others were specimens removed by excisional biopsy, tylectomy, or total mastectomy.