enterectomy

enterectomy

[en-tuh-rek-tuh-mee]
noun, plural enterectomies. Surgery.
excision of part of the intestine.

Origin:
1875–80; enter- + -ectomy

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enterectomy (ˌɛntəˈrɛktəmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
surgical excision of part of the intestine

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enterectomy en·ter·ec·to·my (ěn'tə-rěk'tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of a segment of the intestine.

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