hepatectomy

hepatectomy

[hep-uh-tek-tuh-mee]
noun, plural hepatectomies.
excision of part of the liver.

Origin:
1895–1900; hepat- + -ectomy

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hepatectomy hep·a·tec·to·my (hěp'ə-těk'tə-mē)
n.
Excision of liver tissue.

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