Definitions for lobectomyloʊˈbɛk tə mi
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
lo•bec•to•myloʊˈbɛk tə mi(n.)(pl.)-mies.
the surgical removal of a lobe, esp. of the lung.
Origin of lobectomy:
surgical removal of a lobe from any organ of the body (as the lung or brain)
The surgical removal of a lobe from an organ such as the lung or the brain.
Origin: From lobe + -ectomy
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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