Origin of resection
Examples from the Web for resection
No case of amputation, nor of resection, at the hip-joint has returned from the Indian mutiny.A Treatise on Gunshot Wounds|Thomas Longmore
If the blood supply after the resection is evidently to be poor, resection is useless.
Pain shooting up to the ear may be relieved by resection of the lingual nerve, or the injection of alcohol into its substance.
It soon became obvious that resection of the spinal accessory was insufficient.Tics and Their Treatment|Henry Meigne
Almost certainly function could be restored where the resection of the tubes is not too destructive.
1610s, from Latin resectionem (moninative resectio), noun of action from past participle stem of resecare "cut off, cut loose" (see resect). Surgical sense is from 1775.