Definitions for lobectomyloʊˈbɛk tə mi
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