Discussion in 'Medical Terminology' started by gvg, Apr 7, 2006.

  1. gvg Senior Member

    ¿Masectomía o mastectomía, o ninguna de las dos?
  2. Sofia29 Senior Member

    Argentina - Spanish
    mastectomía.(De masto- y -ectomía).1. f. Med. Ablación quirúrgica de la mama.
  3. gvg Senior Member

    Perfecto. Mil gracias
  4. Mateland Senior Member

    English USA
    Does anyone know what this is in Spanish. All I know in English is that it is a surgery that women have.

    Help..., it's not in the dictionary. Thanks.
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  5. ines

    ines Senior Member

    Argentina - Español
    En castellano se dice "mastectomía", y es la operación (cirugía) de las mamas. :eek:
    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 23, 2015
  6. qbnaenmiami Senior Member

    Miami, Florida
    U.S. Spanish and English

    It is the removal of the entire breast(s) as opposed to Lumpectomy which is the removal of part of the breast

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