resection


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re·sec·tion

 (rĭ-sĕk′shən)
n.
Surgical removal of all or part of an organ, tissue, or structure.

resection

(rɪˈsɛkʃən)
n
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
reˈsectional adj

re•sec•tion

(rɪˈsɛk ʃən)

n.
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)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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"
transurethral resection of the prostate, TURP - removal of significant amounts of prostate tissue (as in cases of benign prostatic hyperplasia)
Translations

resection

[riːˈsekʃən] N
1. (Survey) → triangulación f
2. (Med) → resección f

resection

n
(Med) → Resektion f
(Surv) → Triangulation f

re·sec·tion

n. resección, extirpación de una porción de órgano o tejido;
bloc ______ en bloque;
gastric ______ gástrica;
transurethral ______ transuretral;
wedge ______ en cuña.

resection

n resección f; transurethral — of the prostate (TURP) resección transuretral de próstata (RTU)
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