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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



partial vulvectomy  listen  (PAR-shul vul-VEK-toh-mee)

  Surgery to remove an affected area of the vulva (the external female genital organs, including the clitoris, vaginal lips, and the opening to the vagina) along with a small amount of surrounding normal tissue.