appendicectomy

[uh-pen-duh-sek-tuh-mee]
noun, plural appendicectomies.
Chiefly British, appendectomy.
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appendicectomy or esp (US and Canadian) appendectomy (əˌpɛndɪˈsɛktəmɪ, ˌæpənˈdɛktəmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
surgical removal of any appendage, esp the vermiform appendix
 
appendectomy or esp (US and Canadian) appendectomy
 
n

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

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Appendicectomy has been the treatment of acute appendicitis for over a hundred years.
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