Lobectomy definition

lō-bĕktə-mē
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Surgical excision of a lobe, as of the lung.
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The surgical removal of a lobe, as of a lung.
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Surgical excision of a lobe, as of the lung.
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(surgery) The surgical removal of a lobe from an organ such as the lung or the brain.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
lobectomy
Plural:
lobectomies

Origin of lobectomy

  • From lobe + -ectomy

    From Wiktionary