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Definition of Prostatectomy

Prostatectomy: Surgical removal of the prostate gland. Prostatectomy can be done through an incision in the abdomen or through the urethra (transurethral resection).

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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