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Simple mastectomy

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Description of Simple mastectomy

Simple mastectomy: Removal of the breast. Also called total mastectomy.
Source: National Institute of Health

Simple mastectomy: removal of a breast leaving the underlying muscles and the lymph nodes intact.
Source: WordNet 2.1

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Hierarchical classifications of Simple mastectomy

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

WordNet 2.1

  • mastectomy
  • 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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