commando procedure

[kə-măndō]

n.

A surgical operation for malignant tumors of the floor of the oral cavity, involving resection of portions of the mandible in continuity with the oral lesion and radical neck dissection.

Nearby words

  1. commandment,
  2. commandments,
  3. commandments, ten,
  4. commando,
  5. commando operation,
  6. comme ci, comme ça,
  7. comme il faut,
  8. commeasurable,
  9. commeasure,
  10. commedia dell'arte


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