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lobectomy

[ loh-bek-tuh-mee ]
/ loʊˈbɛk tə mi /
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noun, plural lo·bec·to·mies.Surgery.

excision of a lobe of an organ or gland.

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Origin of lobectomy

First recorded in 1910–15; lobe + -ectomy
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British Dictionary definitions for lobectomy

lobectomy
/ (ləʊˈbɛktəmɪ) /

noun plural -mies

surgical removal of a lobe from any organ or gland in the body, esp removal of tissue from the frontal lobe of the brain in an attempt to alleviate mental disorder
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for lobectomy

lobectomy
[ lō-bĕktə-mē ]

n.

Excision of a lobe of an organ or a gland.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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