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Definition of lumpectomy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lumpectomy

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌlʌmˈpektəmi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌlʌmˈpektəmi//
 
(pl. lumpectomies)
 
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an operation to remove a tumour from somebody’s body, especially from a woman’s breast
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lumpectomy