pneumonectomy

Pronunciation: (NOO-moh-NEK-toh-mee)

Surgery to remove all of one lung. In a partial pneumonectomy, one or more lobes of a lung are removed.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Pneumonectomy. The whole lung is removed.Neumonectomía. Se extirpa todo el pulmón. Date last modified: 2008-01-09