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Introduction: Adrenalectomy

Description of Adrenalectomy

Adrenalectomy: Surgical removal or resection of a portion of one or both adrenal glands in order to reduce excessive secretion of adrenal hormones.

Adrenalectomy: surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Adrenalectomy: excision of one (unilateral) or both (bilateral) of the adrenal glands; called also suprarenalectomy.
Source: CRISP

Adrenalectomy: Excision of one or both adrenal glands. (From Dorland, 28th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Adrenalectomy: Related Topics

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Broader terms for Adrenalectomy

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Adrenalectomy

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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

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