excision

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excision

[ek′sizh·ən]
(genetics)
Recombination involving removal of a genetic element.
(medicine)
The cutting out of a part; removal of a foreign body or growth from a part, organ, or tissue.
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All underwent wide excision in the National Cancer Institute-supported study.
Wide excision including the underlying muscle fascia was accomplished.
Treatment of CCSTA involves wide excision of the tumor as soon as the diagnosis is established.
A biopsy specimen revealed DFSP, and a wide excision with resection of the subcutaneous tissue and the underlying fascia was done.
Wide excision of the lesion was performed, and microscopy revealed that it contained melanin-pigmented tumor cells in both the mucosa and submucosa.
10) Various techniques have been used, including core excision, (11) primary excision with local advancement flaps, wide excision with healing by secondary intention, and primary closure.
Body image scores were the same as in a group of age-matched patients treated with breast-conserving surgery with standard wide excision for smaller tumors and significantly better than a third group that underwent mastectomy.
The patient underwent a total parotidectomy, partial auriculectomy, and wide excision of the involved preauricular facial skin with preservation of the facial nerve.
A wide local excision of the mass on the left side was followed by a wide excision on the right.