mastectomy definition

  • noun:
    • Surgical removal of all of the or element of a breast, sometimes including excision regarding the fundamental pectoral muscle tissue and local lymph nodes, often performed as cure for disease.
    • The medical procedure to get rid of of all or element of a breast; mammectomy.
    • surgical removal of a breast to remove a malignant tumor

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