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lumpectomy

 [lump-ek´to-me]
1. surgical excision of only the palpable lesion in carcinoma of the breast; called also tylectomy.
2. surgical removal of a mass; see also excisional biopsy.
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ty·lec·to·my

(tī-lek'tŏ-mē),
Surgical removal of a localized swelling or tumor.
See also: lumpectomy.
[G. tylē, lump, + ektomē, excision]
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tylectomy

(tī-lĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. tylecto·mies
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ty·lec·to·my

(tī-lek'tŏ-mē)
Surgical removal of a localized swelling or tumor.
See also: lumpectomy
[G. tylē, lump, + ektomē, excision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

tylectomy

LUMPECTOMY.
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