segmentectomy

[ sĕg′mən-tĕktə-mē ]

n.

Excision of a segment of an organ or a gland.

Nearby words

  1. surfperch,
  2. surfriding,
  3. surfy,
  4. surg.,
  5. surg. gen.,
  6. surge chamber,
  7. surge protector,
  8. surge tank,
  9. surge tide,
  10. surgent


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