TITLE

thoracectomy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2176
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "thoracectomy" is presented. It refers to surgery of the chest wall including resection of a portion of rib.
ACCESSION #
21248505

 

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