Definitions of resection
  1. noun
    surgical removal of part of a structure or organ
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    TURP, transurethral resection of the prostate
    removal of significant amounts of prostate tissue (as in cases of benign prostatic hyperplasia)
    type of:
    operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process
    a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body
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