Definitions for "Resection"
Keywords:  excision, surgical, sek, ree, shun
The removal of the articular extremity of a bone, or of the ends of the bones in a false articulation.
Pronunciation: (ree-SEK-shun) A procedure that uses surgery to remove breast tissue or part or all of the breast.
Surgery to remove tissue, an organ, or part of an organ. A lung resection is one form of surgery used to treat early stage lung cancer.
The act of cutting or paring off.
Products that cut or ablate tissue within endoscopy comprising mechanical blades, radio frequency wands, electromechanical and hand instruments for resecting tissue.
Term for taking a backbearing or triangulation, widely used in the defence forces (although there may be some subtle differences between these three techniques which are lost on me)