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Introduction: Mastectomy

Description of Mastectomy

Mastectomy: Surgical breast removal.

Mastectomy: Surgery to remove the breast (or as much of the breast tissue as possible).
Source: National Institute of Health

Mastectomy: surgical removal of a breast to remove a malignant tumor.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Mastectomy: Related Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Mastectomy

Source - WordNet 2.1

The following terms can be used for Mastectomy

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Mastectomy

The following list attempts to classify Mastectomy into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • ablation,cutting out,excision,extirpation
  • operation,surgery,surgical operation,surgical procedure,surgical process
  • medical procedure
  • procedure,process
  • activity
  • act,human action,human activity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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