Definitions for lobectomyloʊˈbɛk tə mi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lo•bec•to•myloʊˈbɛk tə mi(n.)(pl.)-mies.

  1. the surgical removal of a lobe, esp. of the lung.

    Category: Surgery

Origin of lobectomy:

1910–15

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lobectomy(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. lobectomy(Noun)

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

  2. Origin: From lobe + -ectomy

Freebase

  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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