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pneumectomy

[noo-mek-tuh-mee, nyoo-] /nʊˈmɛk tə mi, nyʊ-/
noun, plural pneumectomies. Surgery
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British Dictionary definitions for pneumectomy

pneumectomy

/njuːˈmɛktəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
(surgery) another word for pneumonectomy

pneumonectomy

/ˌnjuːməʊˈnɛktəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
the surgical removal of a lung or part of a lung
Word Origin
C20: from Greek pneumōn lung + -ectomy
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pneumectomy in Medicine

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

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