Definition of Resection

1. Noun. Surgical removal of part of a structure or organ.




Definition of Resection

1. n. The act of cutting or paring off.

Definition of Resection

1. Noun. (medicine) The surgical excision of part of a tissue ¹

2. Noun. A method of finding one's position by using a map and compass ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Resection

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Resection

1. Excision of a portion or all of an organ or other structure. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Literary usage of Resection

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"In the discussion which followed Franz reported 17 cases of ureter resection, all but one in connection with extirpation of the cancerous uterus. ..."

2. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"resection of 14 inches of small intestine. Recovery. CASE IQ. ... resection with end-to-end anastomosis. Signs of beginning obstruction on third day. ..."

3. The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Designed for the Use of Surveyors and by John Butler Johnson (1886)
"Location by resection. -This consists in locating the points occupied by pointings ... This latter operation ¡s called resection. Another resection from any ..."

4. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1890)
"It will be seen that the opinions were mainly divided upon the question of aspiration-drainage or resection. No one seemed to advocate the method very ..."

5. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1907)
"There can, I think, be no doubt in the mind of any man who has mastered the technique, that submucous resection of the septum is now the only rational ..."

6. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1874)
"Induced by the happy results obtained by Dr. Carnochan, of New York, from resection of the trunk of the second branch of the fifth pair of nerves, ..."

7. Tuberculosis of Bones and Joints by Nicholas Senn (1893)
"resection. THE operative removal of portions or the entire articular extremities for injury or disease is called resection. ..."

8. The Medical Times and Gazette (1863)
"Let us for a moment consider what this operation is, "resection," or ... Any operation purporting to be a resection on the knee which does not fulfil the ..."

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