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prostatectomy

[pros-tuh-tek-tuh-mee] /ˌprɒs təˈtɛk tə mi/
noun, plural prostatectomies. Surgery
1.
excision of part or all of the prostate gland.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; prostate + -ectomy
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prostatectomy

/ˌprɒstəˈtɛktəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
surgical removal of all or a part of the prostate gland
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prostatectomy in Medicine

prostatectomy pros·ta·tec·to·my (prŏs'tə-těk'tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of all or part of the prostate gland.

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