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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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Type 2 disease is defined by the presence of redundant soft tissue in the supraglottis, and it was treated by resecting the redundant mucosa with sharp instruments.
Another method was reported by Unlu et al, (8) who modified the middle turbinoplasty technique first described by Har-el and Slavit (16) for resecting the inferior turbinate.
2) Their exhaustive study of the various types of septal deformities and their proposed solutions all involved resecting but not replacing cartilage and bone.
We initiated the procedure by resecting the uncinate process and opening the ethmoid cells and sphenoid sinus in the usual manner for endoscopic ethmoidectomy.
In this article, we describe a method of resecting the lateral half of a symptomatic concha bullosa.