resection re·sec·tion (rĭ-sěk'shən)
Surgical removal of part of an organ or a structure.
Removal of the articular ends of one or both bones forming a joint.
|resection (rĭ-sěk'shən) Pronunciation Key
Surgical removal of all or part of an organ, tissue, or structure. A wedge resection is removal of a piece of tissue that is triangularly shaped.