noun, plural mas·tec·to·mies. Surgery.
Related formspost·mas·tec·to·my, adjective
Examples from the Web for mastectomy
Then, in 2000, she was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a mastectomy, beating cancer again.Meet ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Director Sam Taylor-Johnson: The Cancer-Surviving Badass|Marlow Stern|June 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She was the first in her position to announce that she had breast cancer, revealing the details of her mastectomy in 1974.
After breast cancer left her with a mastectomy, she went through a period of soul searching—then got back on stage.
I ask your support for bipartisan legislation to guarantee that a woman can stay in the hospital for 48 hours after a mastectomy.
British Dictionary definitions for mastectomy
noun plural -mies
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Culture definitions for mastectomy
The surgical removal of a breast.