What is another word for resect?

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[ ɹɪsˈɛkt], [ ɹɪsˈɛkt], [ ɹ_ɪ_s_ˈɛ_k_t]

Resect is a medical term that means to surgically remove a part of an organ or tissue. Synonyms for resect include excise, amputate, ablate, extirpate, and enucleate. Excise refers to cutting out a small section of tissue or organ. Amputate is the removal of a body part, usually a limb. Ablate involves using heat or ionizing radiation to destroy or remove tissue. Extirpate is the removal of an entire organ or tissue, while enucleate involves removing a part of the tissue while preserving the membrane around it. These synonyms can be used interchangeably with resect depending on the specific surgical procedure being described.

How to use "Resect" in context?

Sect is a word that means to divide something into parts. It is most commonly used to describe the splitting of a single dough into Equal (even) portions for baking.

When you dissect anything, you're able to see all of the parts that make it up. You can see the fibers and the cells. You can see the structure and the function. And you can even see the composition.

You can also dissect words into their component letters. This is called an alphabetization. When you alphabetize words, you're putting the letters in the order that they are found most commonly in the English language.

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