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resect

 [re-sekt´]
to excise part of an organ or other structure.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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resect

verb To remove or excise tissue or part (or all) of an organ.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Resect

To remove surgically.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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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.
The study of these 2 patients involved obtaining urine cultures, performing a cystoscopic examination and resecting any lesions that appeared.
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.