Blood and Lymph Systems: Operative Terms

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  1. bone marrow transplant
    the transplantation of healthy bone marrow from a compatible donor to a diseased recipient to stimulate blood cell production
  2. lymphadenectomy
    the removal of a lymph node
  3. lymphadenotomy
    an incision into a lymph node
  4. lymph node dissection
    the removal of possible cancer-carrying lymph nodes for pathological examination
  5. splenectomy
    the removal of the spleen
  6. thymectomy
    the removal of the thymus gland
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Blood and Lymph Systems: Operative Terms
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