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wedge resection

  1. Surgical removal of a wedge-shaped portion of tissue, as of the ovary.
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  • The arch can only be restored by a wedge-resection of the tarsus.

    Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition.

    Alexander Miles