TITLE

operable

AUTHOR(S)
Peters, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p565
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for the term "operable" is presented. It refers to a term used to denote a condition that is deemed suitable for surgical procedure. An example of an operable condition is an accessible noncancerous tumor.
ACCESSION #
43999657

 

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