Lymphadenectomy

Lymphadenectomy or lymph node dissection is the surgical removal of one or more groups of lymph nodes. It is almost always performed as part of the surgical management of cancer. In a regional lymph node dissection, some of the lymph nodes in the tumor area are removed; in a radical lymph node dissection, most or all of the lymph nodes in the tumo...
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lymphadenectomy

<procedure> Excision of lymph nodes. ... Origin: Lymphadeno-+ G. Ektome, excision ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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lymphadenectomy

(lim-fad″ә-nek´tә-me) excision of one or more lymph nodes, usually for examination. Called also lymph node dissection. retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy surgical removal of lymph nodes in the retroperitoneal space, usually because of cancer metastasis, such as from carcino...
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lymphadenectomy

A surgical procedure in which the lymph nodes are removed and a sample of tissue is checked under a microscope for signs of cancer. For a regional lymphadenectomy, some of the lymph nodes in the tumor area are removed; for a radical lymphadenectomy, most or all of the lymph nodes in the tumor area are removed. Also called lymph node dissection.
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Lymphadenectomy

An operation to remove lymph nodes.
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Lymphadenectomy

the surgical removal of lymph glands. This is often the lymph glands near to an organ affected by cancer.
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lymphadenectomy

Type: Term Pronunciation: lim-fad′ĕ-nek′tŏ-mē Definitions: 1. Excision of lymph nodes.
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