Definitions for lobectomyloʊˈbɛk tə mi

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  1. lobectomy(noun)

    surgical removal of a lobe from any organ of the body (as the lung or brain)


  1. lobectomy(Noun)

    The surgical removal of a lobe from an organ such as the lung or the brain.

  2. Origin: From lobe + -ectomy


  1. Lobectomy

    Lobectomy of the lung is a surgical operation where a lobe of the lung is removed. It is done to remove a portion of diseased lung, such as early stage lung cancer.


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