Synonyms for resection

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As yet, it is too soon to express a positive opinion as to the value of resection of gastric cancer.

This is considered to be justification enough for the removal of the ovaries or at least for their resection.

At ten I assist my seniors during two amputations and a resection.

It soon became obvious that resection of the spinal accessory was insufficient.

If the blood supply after the resection is evidently to be poor, resection is useless.

No case of amputation, nor of resection, at the hip-joint has returned from the Indian mutiny.

It has not yet been decided whether the results of the resection of nerve roots justify the risk.

Removal of the talus is an alternative operation to resection of the tarsus, and may yield equally good results.

Pain shooting up to the ear may be relieved by resection of the lingual nerve, or the injection of alcohol into its substance.

Simple division of these nerves or resection of the accessory alone has not proved permanently curative.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from Latin resectionem (moninative resectio), noun of action from past participle stem of resecare "cut off, cut loose" (see resect). Surgical sense is from 1775.

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