tylectomy


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ty·lec·to·my

 (tī-lĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. ty·lec·to·mies

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

tylectomy

(taɪˈlɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -ectomies
the surgical excision of a lump or tumour
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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.
2006), we defined breast conserving surgery as segmental mastectomy, lumpectomy, quadrantectomy, tylectomy, wedge resection, nipple resection, excisional biopsy, or partial mastectomy that was not otherwise specified (n = 46,297).