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cystectomy

[si-stek-tuh-mee] /sɪˈstɛk tə mi/
noun, plural cystectomies. Surgery
1.
excision of a cyst or bladder, usually the urinary bladder.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; cyst- + -ectomy
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  • Radical cystectomy is considered standard treatment.
British Dictionary definitions for cystectomy

cystectomy

/sɪˈstɛktəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
surgical removal of the gall bladder or of part of the urinary bladder
2.
surgical removal of any abnormal cyst
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cystectomy in Medicine

cystectomy cys·tec·to·my (sĭ-stěk'tə-mē)
n.

  1. Surgical removal of a cyst.

  2. Surgical removal of all or a part of the gallbladder.

  3. Surgical removal of all or part of the urinary bladder.

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