lymph adenectomy

lymphadenectomy

[lim-fad-n-ek-tuh-mee, lim-fuh-dn-]
noun, plural lymphadenectomies.
the excision of one or more lymph nodes, usually as a procedure in the surgical removal or destruction of a cancer.

Origin:
lymph- + aden- + -ectomy

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lymphadenectomy lym·phad·e·nec·to·my (lĭm-fād'n-ěk'tə-mē)
n.
Excision of one or more lymph nodes.

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