Resecting
Resect Re*sect" (r?-s?kt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Resected};p. pr. & vb. n. {Resecting}.] [L. resectus, p. p. of resecare to cut off; pref. re- re- + secare to cut.] To cut or pare off; to remove by cutting. [1913 Webster]

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  • resecting — re·sect || rɪː sekt v. surgically remove a bodily organ or tissue, excise …   English contemporary dictionary

  • resecting fracture — a fracture in which a piece of the bone is removed by violence, as by a bullet …   Medical dictionary

  • Resect — Re*sect (r? s?kt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Resected};p. pr. & vb. n. {Resecting}.] [L. resectus, p. p. of resecare to cut off; pref. re re + secare to cut.] To cut or pare off; to remove by cutting. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Resected — Resect Re*sect (r? s?kt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Resected};p. pr. & vb. n. {Resecting}.] [L. resectus, p. p. of resecare to cut off; pref. re re + secare to cut.] To cut or pare off; to remove by cutting. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Migraine surgery — is any surgical operation undertaken with the goal of reducing or preventing migraines. Innovative surgical techniques have been developed to help patients with migraine headaches. Migraines affect an estimated 10% of the worldwide population… …   Wikipedia

  • cardiolysis — An obsolete operation for breaking up the adhesions in chronic mediastinopericarditis; access is gained by resection of a portion of the sternum and the corresponding costal cartilages. [cardio + G. lysis, loosening] * * * car·di·ol·y·sis… …   Medical dictionary

  • costectomy — Excision of a rib. [L. costa, rib, + G. ektome, excision] * * * cos·tec·to·my käs tek tə mē n, pl mies surgical removal of all or part of a rib * * * cos·tec·to·my (kos tekґtə me) [cost + ectomy] the operation of excising or resecting a rib …   Medical dictionary

  • diverticulopexy — An operation to obliterate a diverticulum without resecting it, usually by securing the tip to a nearby structure so the diverticulum no longer fills. [diverticulum + G. pexis, fixation] * * * di·ver·ti·cu·lop·exy läp ək sē n, pl ex·ies surgical… …   Medical dictionary

  • marsupialization — Exteriorization of a cyst or other such enclosed cavity by resecting the anterior wall and suturing the cut edges of the remaining wall to adjacent edges of the skin, thereby creating a pouch. [L. marsupium, pouch] * * * mar·su·pi·al·iza·tion or… …   Medical dictionary

  • radiosurgery — Radiotherapy with a sharply delimited field, optimistically considered to be equivalent to resecting the irradiated region. * * * ra·dio·sur·gery sərj (ə )rē n, pl ger·ies 1) surgery by means of a radio knife 2) STEREOTACTIC RADIOSURGERY r …   Medical dictionary

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