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1. The surgical removal of a lobe of an organ (as a lung) or gland (as the thyroid); specifically, the excision of a lobe of the lung.
2. Surgical removal of all or part of a lung. Indicated in some cases of lung cancer, lung abscess, and localized pulmonary tuberculosis.
3. Excision of a lobe, as of the thyroid, liver, brain, or lung.
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