Re*sec"tion (r?-s?k"sh?n), n. [L. resectio: cf. F. r'esection.]

1.

The act of cutting or paring off.

Cotgrave.

2. Surg.

The removal of the articular extremity of a bone, or of the ends of the bones in a false articulation.

 

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