[ loh-bek-tuh-mee ]
/ loʊˈbɛk tə mi /
noun, plural lo·bec·to·mies.Surgery.
excision of a lobe of an organ or gland.
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Words nearby lobectomy
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British Dictionary definitions for 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
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Medical definitions for lobectomy
[ lō-bĕk′tə-mē ]
Excision of a lobe of an organ or a gland.
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