Definición de decortication en inglés:

decortication

Saltos de línea: de|cor¦ti|ca¦tion
Pronunciación: /dɪˌkɔːtɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun]
1The removal of the outer layer or cortex from a structure, especially the kidney, brain, or other organ.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The procedure is known as a decortication, and will require general anesthesia.
1.1 Medicine The operation of removing fibrous scar tissue that prevents expansion of the lung.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Four of these patients underwent thoracotomy with decortication, but only one substantially improved.
  • He underwent a thoracotomy and open decortication and was discharged to home 5 days later.
  • In many centres video assisted thoracoscopic surgery is used routinely to accomplish decortication.

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