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- noun Excision of a portion of a lung.
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- noun surgery The removal of a whole
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Formed as pneum- + -ectomy; compare the French pneumectomie, the Italian pneumectomia, and the German Pneumektomie, as well as the better-formed English pneumonectomy.
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