gastrectomy

[ga-strek-tuh-mee]
noun, plural gastrectomies.
partial or total excision of the stomach.

Origin:
1885–90; gastr- + -ectomy

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gastrectomy (ɡæsˈtrɛktəmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
surgical removal of all or part of the stomach

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gastrectomy gas·trec·to·my (gā-strěk'tə-mē)
n.
Excision of part or all of the stomach.

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Gastrectomy is surgery to remove part or all of the stomach.
Most common procedure for the resection of gastric cancers located in middle or lower stomach is distal subtotal gastrectomy.
The incidence of gallstones and gallbladder sludge is known to be higher in patients after gastrectomy than in general population.
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