verb (used with object), Surgery.
to do a resection on.
(transitive) (surgery) to cut out part of (a bone, an organ, or other structure or part)
resect re·sect (rĭ-sěkt’)
v. re·sect·ed, re·sect·ing, re·sects
To perform a resection on a part of the body.
resectable re·sect·a·ble (rĭ-sěk’tə-bəl) adj. Suitable for resection.
noun 1. Surveying. a technique of ascertaining the location of a point by taking bearings from the point on two other points of known location. 2. Surgery. the excision of all or part of an organ or tissue. noun 1. (surgery) excision of part of a bone, organ, or other part 2. (surveying) a method […]
resectoscope re·sec·to·scope (rĭ-sěk’tə-skōp’) n. A surgical instrument for performing a resection without an opening or incision other than that made by the instrument.
adjective, securer, securest. 1. free from or not exposed to danger or harm; safe. 2. dependable; firm; not liable to fail, yield, become displaced, etc., as a support or a fastening: The building was secure, even in an earthquake. 3. affording safety, as a place: He needed a secure hideout. 4. in safe custody or […]