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noun as in surgery

verb as in reapportion


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The busts came as part of a 13-month investigation dubbed Operation Resection.

Two days afterwards, Dr. MacCormac performed resection of both his joints.

The operator must then proceed to resection of the tendon in order to treat the deeper structures thus affected.

The operation is known as resection of the plantar aponeurosis, or the complete operation for gathered nail.

Submucous resection can be completely carried out under local ansthesia, as described on p. 572.

The submucous resection (window operation) is not infrequently not carried far enough.

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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to resection, such as: abscission, enucleation, incision, section, and aciurgy.

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