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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.