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lymphadenectomy

[lim-fad-n-ek-tuh-mee, lim-fuh-dn-]
noun, plural lym·phad·e·nec·to·mies.
  1. the excision of one or more lymph nodes, usually as a procedure in the surgical removal or destruction of a cancer.
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Origin of lymphadenectomy

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lymphadenectomy

(lĭm-făd′n-ĕktə-mē)
n.
  1. Excision of one or more lymph nodes.
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