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tr.v. re·sect·ed, re·sect·ing, re·sects
To perform a resection on.

[Latin resecāre, resect-, to cut back : re-, re- + secāre, to cut; see sek- in Indo-European roots.]

re·sect′a·bil′i·ty n.
re·sect′a·ble adj.


able to be resected


adj resecable, extirpable
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The benefits of neoadjuvant chemotherapy, according to studies, are tumor reduction, local control, decreased recurrence, decreased distant metastasis, organ preservation in resectable tumors, less need of postoperative radiotherapy, less need for mandibulectomy, and 4%-6% increase in survival rate.