lymphadenectomy


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lymphadenectomy

 [lim-fad″ĕ-nek´to-me]
excision of one or more lymph nodes, usually for the purpose of examination. Called also lymph node dissection.
retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy surgical removal of lymph nodes in the retroperitoneal space, usually because of cancer metastasis, such as from carcinomas of the genital organs in men. Called also retroperitoneal lymph node dissection.

lym·phad·e·nec·to·my

(lim-fad'ĕ-nek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of lymph nodes.
[lymphadeno- + G. ektomē, excision]

lymphadenectomy

(lĭm-făd′n-ĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of one or more lymph nodes.

lymphadenectomy

Lymph node dissection Surgery A procedure in which the lymph nodes are removed and evaluated for cancer. See Axillary tail.

lym·phad·e·nec·to·my

(lim-fad'ĕ-nek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of lymph nodes.
[lymphadeno- + G. ektomē, excision]

lymphadenectomy

Surgical removal of LYMPH NODES.
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