• WordNet 3.6
    • n prostatectomy surgical removal of part or all of the prostate gland
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n prostatectomy Excision of more or less of the prostate gland.
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In literature:

This operation is called "prostatectomy," which means the removal of the prostate gland.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various

In news:

Surgical-robotics firm propelled growth with sales of its proprietary "da Vinci" systems for hysterectomies and prostatectomies.
Open vs Robotic Radical Prostatectomy in 2012.
Robotic Prostatectomy Improves Outcomes—After the Potentially Risky Adoption Phase.
Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy : Who Is Benefiting.
Oprah Radio host Dr Mehmet Oz talks to Dr Ketan Badani and Dr Philippa Cheetham about their book Robotic Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer—Is It for You.
A slide show depicting a prostatectomy .
Wall Street flees as Intuitive Surgical reports softness in prostatectomies.
Robotic Outpatient, Urethral Radical Prostatectomy.
I am a prostate cancer survivor diagnosed in 2008 followed by a radical prostatectomy.
Learn About daVinci Robotic Prostatectomy.

In science:

Natural history of progression after PSA elevation following radical prostatectomy.
C-PASS-PC: A Cloud-driven Prototype of Multi-Center Proactive Surveillance System for Prostate Cancer