pancreatectomy

pancreatectomy

[pan-kree-uh-tek-tuh-mee, pang-]
noun, plural pancreatectomies. Surgery.
excision of part or all of the pancreas.

Origin:
1895–1900; pancreat- + -ectomy

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pancreatectomy pan·cre·a·tec·to·my (pāng'krē-ə-těk'tə-mē, pān'-)
n.
Excision of the pancreas.

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