Definitions for "Mastectomy"
Operation to remove the breast.
Removal of the nipple, areola, and breast tissue. Radical mastectomy involve removal of the chest muscles, lymph nodes under the arm, and additional fat and tissue.
surgical removal of the breast; may be partial mastectomy, total or simple mastectomy, modified radical mastectomy or radical mastectomy.
a frightening experience, especially for a young person