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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Cistectomía parcial

Partial cystectomy (PAR-shul sis-TEK-toh-mee)
Surgery to remove part of the bladder (the organ that holds urine). Also called segmental cystectomy.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.