[noo-mek-tuh-mee, nyoo-]
noun, plural pneumectomies. Surgery. Unabridged
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pneumectomy (njuːˈmɛktəmɪ)
n , pl -mies
surgery another word for pneumonectomy

pneumonectomy or pneumectomy (ˌnjuːməʊˈnɛktəmɪ, njuːˈmɛktəmɪ)
n , pl -mies
the surgical removal of a lung or part of a lung
[C20: from Greek pneumōn lung + -ectomy]
pneumectomy or pneumectomy
[C20: from Greek pneumōn lung + -ectomy]

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pneumectomy pneu·mec·to·my (nōō-měk'tə-mē, nyōō-)
Variant of pneumonectomy.

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