segmental resection


segmental resection
A surgical procedure to remove part of an organ or gland. It may also be used to remove a tumor and normal tissue around it. In lung cancer surgery, segmental resection refers to removing a section of a lobe of the lung. Also called segmentectomy.

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  • segmentectomy — Excision of an anatomic segment of any organ or gland. * * * seg·men·tec·to·my .seg mən tek tə mē n, pl mies SEGMENTAL RESECTION * * * seg·men·tec·to·my (seg″men tekґtə me) surgical removal of a segment, as of the lung or liver …   Medical dictionary

  • segmentectomy — A surgical procedure to remove part of an organ or gland. It may also be used to remove a tumor and normal tissue around it. In lung cancer surgery, segmentectomy refers to removing a section of a lobe of the lung. Also called segmental resection …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • segmentectomy — ˌsegmən.ˈtektəmē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary segment (I) + ectomy : segmental resection …   Useful english dictionary

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