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 of fixing the position of a point by making angular observations to three fixed points

resection re·sec·tion (rĭ-sěk’shən)
n.

Surgical removal of part of an organ or a structure.

Removal of the articular ends of one or both bones forming a joint.

resection
(rĭ-sěk’shən)
Surgical removal of all or part of an organ, tissue, or structure. A wedge resection is removal of a piece of tissue that is triangularly shaped.

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