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Halsted's operation

[ hôlstədz, -stĕdz′ ]

n.

An operation for the radical correction of inguinal hernia.
radical mastectomy

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hematin, hematin chloride, hematine, hematinemia, hematinic, Halsted's operation, hemato-, hematoblast, hematocele, hematocephaly, hematochezia
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