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Medical Term:

resect

Pronunciation: re-sekt'

Definition:

  1. To cut off or remove, especially to cut off the articular ends of one or both bones forming a joint.
  2. To excise a segment of a part.

[L. re-seco, pp. sectus, to cut off]

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