[ lim-fad-n-ek-tuh-mee, lim-fuh-dn- ]
/ lɪmˌfæd nˈɛk tə mi, ˌlɪm fə dn- /

noun, plural lym·phad·e·nec·to·mies.

the excision of one or more lymph nodes, usually as a procedure in the surgical removal or destruction of a cancer.

Origin of lymphadenectomy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for lymphadenectomy


[ lĭm-făd′n-ĕktə-mē ]


Excision of one or more lymph nodes.
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