mastectomy

(ma-STEK-toh-mee)

Surgery to remove part or all of the breast. There are different types of mastectomy that differ in the amount of tissue and lymph nodes removed.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "mastectomy"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "mastectomía"

Cirugía para extraer parte o toda la mama. Hay diferentes tipos de mastectomía que son distintas según la cantidad de tejido y ganglios linfáticos que se extirpan.