- Surgery to remove a whole lobe (section) of an organ (such as the lungs, liver, brain, or thyroid gland).
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lobectomy — n. surgical removal of a lobe from any organ of the body (such as the lung or brain). [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Lobectomy — means surgical excision of a lobe . This may refer to a lobe of the lung, a lobe o the thyroid or a lobe of the brain (as in anterior temporal lobectomy) … Wikipedia
lobectomy — [lō bek′tə mē] n. pl. lobectomies [ LOBE + ECTOMY] the surgical removal of a lobe, as of a lung … English World dictionary
Lobectomy — An operation done to remove a lobe of an organ such as the lobe of a lung or a lobe of the thyroid gland. The lung has 5 lobes 3 on the right and 2 on the right. A lobectomy may be performed for a disease such as lung cancer. * * * Excision of a… … Medical dictionary
lobectomy — n. the surgical removal of a lobe of an organ or gland, such as the lung, thyroid, or brain. Lobectomy of the lung may be performed for cancer or other disease of the lung; in some cases the operation can be done through an endoscope … The new mediacal dictionary
lobectomy — noun (plural mies) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1911 surgical removal of a lobe of an organ (as a lung) or gland (as the thyroid) … New Collegiate Dictionary
lobectomy — /loh bek teuh mee/, n., pl. lobectomies. Surg. excision of a lobe of an organ or gland. [1910 15; LOBE + ECTOMY] * * * … Universalium
lobectomy — noun The surgical removal of a lobe from an organ such as the lung or the brain … Wiktionary
lobectomy — n. surgical removal of a lobe (Medicine) … English contemporary dictionary
lobectomy — noun (plural lobectomies) surgical removal of a lobe of an organ such as the lung or brain … English new terms dictionary
lobectomy — lo·bec·to·my … English syllables