[lim-fad-n-ek-tuh-mee, lim-fuh-dn-] /lɪmˌfæd nˈɛk tə mi, ˌlɪm fə dn-/

noun, plural lymphadenectomies.
the excision of one or more lymph nodes, usually as a procedure in the surgical removal or destruction of a cancer.

lymphadenectomy lym·phad·e·nec·to·my (lĭm-fād’n-ěk’tə-mē)
Excision of one or more lymph nodes.


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