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Meaning of “mastectomy” in the English Dictionary

"mastectomy" in British English

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mastectomynoun [C]

uk   us   /mæsˈtek.tə.mi/
a ​medicaloperation to ​remove a woman's ​breast: a partial mastectomy (= when ​part of the ​breast is ​removed) a double mastectomy (= when both ​breasts are ​removed)
(Definition of mastectomy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mastectomy" in American English

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mastectomynoun [C]

 us   /mæsˈtek·tə·mi/
the ​removal of a woman’s ​breast by a ​medicaloperation
(Definition of mastectomy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mastectomy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 乳房切除术…
in Chinese (Traditional) 乳房切除術…
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