lobectomy

Pronunciation: (loh-BEK-toh-mee)

Surgery to remove a whole lobe (section) of an organ (such as the lungs, liver, brain, or thyroid gland).

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Lobectomy. A lobe of the lung is removed.Lobectomía. Se extirpa un lóbulo del pulmón. Date last modified: 2006-10-03