Definition of Lobectomy

1. Noun. Surgical removal of a lobe from any organ of the body (as the lung or brain).




Definition of Lobectomy

1. Noun. (context: surgery) The surgical removal of a lobe from an organ such as the lung or the brain. ¹

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Definition of Lobectomy

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Medical Definition of Lobectomy

1. Surgical removal of all or part of a lung. Indicated in some cases of lung cancer, lung abscess and localised pulmonary tuberculosis. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lobectomy

lobbying expense
lobbyings
lobbyism
lobbyisms
lobbyist
lobbyists
lobbylike
lobcock
lobcocks
lobe
lobe-finned fish
lobe-footed
lobe of prostate
lobe of the lung
lobectomies
lobectomy (current term)
lobed
lobed leaf
lobed spleenwort
lobefeet
lobefin
lobefins
lobefoot
lobelet
lobelets
lobelia
lobelia family
lobeliaceous
lobeliad
lobeliads

Literary usage of Lobectomy

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1. The Surgical Clinics of North America by Robert E. Hermann, Avram M. Cooperman (1921)
"SUPPURATIVE BRONCHIECTASIS: SINGLE-STAGE lobectomy THE case before us this morning is fortunately an unusual one, and yet not so rare as would be apparent ..."

2. Collected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.) (1921)
"One distinct advantage of subtotal thyroidectomy over lobectomy is that it leaves ... lobectomy should only be performed in those cases in which a subtotal ..."

3. The Harvey Lectures by Harvey Society of New York, New York Academy of Medicine (1915)
"A one-sided lobectomy, the operation ordinarily done, has resulted in an approximate cure in possibly 60 per cent, of my cases, but in at least 25 per cent. ..."

4. Therapeutic Gazette (1921)
"One distinct advantage of subtotal thyroidectomy over lobectomy is that it leaves ... lobectomy should only be performed in those cases in which a subtotal ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Medico-Psychological Association Annual Meeting by American Medico-Psychological Association (1908)
"Partial lobectomy, February 20.—After the operation he became restless, slightly more ... The failure of the partial lobectomy in these three cases may be ..."

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