pneumonectomy
noun (plural -mies) Etymology: Greek pneumōn + International Scientific Vocabulary -ectomy Date: 1890 excision of an entire lung or of one or more lobes of a lung

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  • pneumonectomy — [no͞o΄mə nek′tə mē, nyo͞o΄mə nek′tə mē] n. pl. pneumonectomies PNEUMECTOMY …   English World dictionary

  • pneumonectomy — n. (pl. ies) Surgery the surgical removal of a lung or part of a lung. * * * pneumonalgia, pneumonectomy see pneumono …   Useful english dictionary

  • pneumonectomy — /nooh meuh nek teuh mee, nyooh /, n., pl. pneumonectomies. Surg. excision of part or all of a lung. Also, pneumectomy. [1885 90; PNEUMON + ECTOMY] * * * …   Universalium

  • pneumonectomy — noun The surgical removal of all or part of a lung …   Wiktionary

  • pneumonectomy — Removal of an entire lung. SYN: pulmonectomy. [G. pneumon, lung, + ektome, excision] * * * pneu·mo·nec·to·my .n(y)ü mə nek tə mē n, pl mies surgical excision of an entire lung or of one or more lobes of a lung called also …   Medical dictionary

  • pneumonectomy — n. surgical removal of the lungs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pneumonectomy — [ˌnju:mə(ʊ) nɛktəmi] noun (plural pneumonectomies) surgical removal of a lung or part of a lung …   English new terms dictionary

  • pneumonectomy — pneu·mo·nec·to·my …   English syllables

  • pneumonectomy — n. surgical removal of a lung, usually for cancer …   The new mediacal dictionary

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