abdominoperineal resection

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

(US) IPA(key): /æb.ˈdɑ.mə.noʊ.ˌpɛɹ.ə.ˈni.əl ɹiˈsɛk.ʃən/, /əb.ˈdɑ.mə.noʊ.ˌpɛɹ.ə.ˈni.əl ɹiˈsɛk.ʃən/

Noun[edit]

abdominoperineal resection (plural abdominoperineal resections)

  1. (medicine, surgery) Surgery to remove a portion of the large intestine and surrounding lymph nodes through incisions in the abdomen and perineum.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 3