prostatectomy

prostatectomy

[pros-tuh-tek-tuh-mee]
noun, plural prostatectomies. Surgery.
excision of part or all of the prostate gland.

Origin:
1885–90; prostate + -ectomy

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prostatectomy (ˌprɒstəˈtɛktəmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
surgical removal of all or a part of the prostate gland

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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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