extended radical mastectomy


Surgical removal of the entire breast, the pectoral muscles, and the lymphatic-bearing tissues of the armpit and chest wall.

Nearby words

  1. extended family therapy,
  2. extended forecast,
  3. extended metaphor,
  4. extended order,
  5. extended play,
  6. extended real number system,
  7. extended term insurance,
  8. extended-play,
  9. extender,
  10. extensible

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