Excision (removal) of some portion of the jaw, tooth root, or other maxillofacial structure. Typically done for the treatment of pathology.
The surgical removal of any part of the body.
The medical term for surgery in which something is removed; in a case of telescoping (intussusception), for example, a section of a child’s bowel may be cut out to remove an obstruction.
Surgical removal of a portion of a structure or organ.
Drug extracted from rauwolfia plants and used to treat hypertension. Adverse effects include depression, impotence, and gastrointestinal upset, including exacerbation of peptic ulcers.
Surgical removal of a portion of any part of the body. For example, a section of diseased intestine may be removed and the healthy ends sewn together. A submucous resection is removal of part of the cartilage septum (central division) of the nose that has become deviated, usually by injury. Transurethral resection (TUR, resection of the prostate), an operation performed when the prostate gland becomes enlarged, involves removal of the gland through the urethra using an instrument called a resectoscope.