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Meaning of RESECT

Pronunciation:  ri'sekt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  Medicine: surgically remove a part of a structure or an organ
 

RESECT is a 6 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: eviscerate
 
 See Also: remove, take, take away, withdraw

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*sect"\ (r?-s?kt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Resected};p.
pr. & vb. n. {Resecting}.] [L. resectus, p. p. of resecare to
cut off; pref. re- re- + secare to cut.]
To cut or pare off; to remove by cutting.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: To remove part or all of an organ or tissue.
 

 

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