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resect

 [re-sekt´]
to excise part of an organ or other structure.

re·sect

(rē-sekt'),
1. To cut off or remove, especially to cut off the articular ends of one or both bones forming a joint.
2. To excise a segment of a part.
[L. re-seco, pp. sectus, to cut off]

resect

/re·sect/ (-sekt´) to excise part or all of an organ or other structure.

resect

(rĭ-sĕkt′)
tr.v. re·sected, re·secting, re·sects
To perform a resection on.

re·sect′a·bil′i·ty n.
re·sect′a·ble adj.

resect

verb To remove or excise tissue or part (or all) of an organ.

re·sect

(rē-sekt')
1. To cut off, especially to cut off the articular ends of one or both bones, forming a joint.
2. To excise a segment of a part.
[L. re-seco, pp. sectus, to cut off]

Resect

To remove surgically.

resect

to excise part of an organ or other structure.
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