Dictionary   FastHealth  Email This!

 


radical mastectomy

n :  a mastectomy in which the breast tissue, associated skin, nipple, areola, axillary lymph nodes, and pectoral muscles are removed - called also Halsted radical mastectomy  - compare MODIFIED RADICAL MASTECTOMY SIMPLE MASTECTOMY  .
 
 

 
Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.  © 1997-2017.







               



               



Rangely District Hospital (Rangely, Colorado - Rio Blanco County)