follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

appendicectomy

[uh-pen-duh-sek-tuh-mee] /əˌpɛn dəˈsɛk tə mi/
noun, plural appendicectomies.
1.
Chiefly British, appendectomy.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for appendicectomy
  • appendicectomy has been the treatment of acute appendicitis for over a hundred years.
British Dictionary definitions for appendicectomy

appendicectomy

/əˌpɛndɪˈsɛktəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
surgical removal of any appendage, esp the vermiform appendix
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
appendicectomy in Medicine

appendicectomy ap·pen·di·cec·to·my (ə-pěn'dĭ-sěk'tə-mē)
n.
See appendectomy.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for appendicectomy

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for appendicectomy

0
33
Scrabble Words With Friends