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Surgical removal of all or part of an organ, tissue, or structure.
1. (Surgery) surgery excision of part of a bone, organ, or other part
2. (Surveying) surveying a method of fixing the position of a point by making angular observations to three fixed points
1. Survey. a technique of ascertaining the location of a point by taking bearings from the point on two other points of known location.
2. Surg. the excision of all or part of an organ or tissue.
[1605–15; < Latin resectiō cutting back <resecāre (see resect)]
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|Noun||1.||resection - surgical removal of part of a structure or organ|
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
(Med) → Resektion f
(Surv) → Triangulation f
n. resección, extirpación de una porción de órgano o tejido;
bloc ___ → ___ en bloque;
gastric ___ → ___ gástrica;
transurethral ___ → ___ transuretral;
wedge ___ → ___ en cuña.