excisional
adjective see excision

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • excisional — zhənəl, zhnəl adjective : pertaining to or involving excision excisional surgery …   Useful english dictionary

  • excisional — adjective performed by excision …   Wiktionary

  • excisional — ex·ci·sion·al …   English syllables

  • Excisional skin surgery — is a surgical procedure used to remove moles, cysts, skin cancer, and other skin growths using local anesthesia. To treat skin cancer, the doctor uses a scalpel to remove the entire tumor and some of the healthy tissue around it. External links * …   Wikipedia

  • excisional biopsy — biopsy of tissue removed by excision; biopsy of an entire lesion, including a significant margin of contiguous normal appearing tissue. Cf. lumpectomy …   Medical dictionary

  • excisional biopsy — n. (Medicine) surgical removal of an entire lump or suspicious area or tissue for diagnosis …   English contemporary dictionary

  • excisional biopsy — A surgical procedure in which an entire lump or suspicious area is removed for diagnosis. The tissue is then examined under a microscope …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • excisional skin surgery — A surgical procedure used to remove moles, cysts, skin cancer, and other skin growths using local anesthesia. To treat skin cancer, the doctor uses a scalpel to remove the entire tumor and some of the healthy tissue around it …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • excision — excisional, adj. /ek sizh euhn, ik /, n. 1. the act of removal; an excising. 2. Surg. the surgical removal of a foreign body or of tissue. 3. excommunication. [1480 90; < L excision (s. of excisio) a cutting out. See EXCISE2, ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • Skin biopsy — is a biopsy technique in which a skin lesion is removed and sent to the pathologist to render a microscopic diagnosis. It is usually done under local anesthetic in a physician s office, and results are often available in 4 to 10 days. It is… …   Wikipedia

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