resectional

resection

[ri-sek-shuhn]
noun
1.
Surveying. a technique of ascertaining the location of a point by taking bearings from the point on two other points of known location.
2.
Surgery. the excision of all or part of an organ or tissue.

Origin:
1605–15; < Latin resectiōn- (stem of resectiō) a cutting off, trimming, equivalent to resect(us) (see resect) + -iōn- -ion

resectional, adjective
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resection (rɪˈsɛkʃən)
 
n
1.  surgery excision of part of a bone, organ, or other part
2.  surveying a method of fixing the position of a point by making angular observations to three fixed points
 
re'sectional
 
adj

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resection re·sec·tion (rĭ-sěk'shən)
n.

  1. Surgical removal of part of an organ or a structure.

  2. Removal of the articular ends of one or both bones forming a joint.

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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.
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