verb (used with object) Surgery.
Origin of resect
Related Words for resectexpunge, edit, exterminate, eradicate, trim, cut, gut, elide, launder, erase, extirpate, slash, amputate, strike, destroy, extract, exscind, exsect
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Historical Examples of resect
Another method is to resect the handle of the malleus (Fig. 195).
In severe cases it may be necessary to resect a portion of the tarsus.
In the case of the first dorsal nerve, it may be necessary temporarily to resect the clavicle.Manual of Surgery
Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Failure to resect may have been due to the great amount of work pressing upon the surgeons.Personal Recollections of the War of 1861
Charles Augustus Fuller