NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,879 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- axillary dissection
- listen (AK-sih-LAYR-ee dy-SEK-shun)
- Surgery to remove lymph nodes found in the armpit region. Also called axillary lymph node dissection.