pylorectomy

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pylorectomy (ˌpaɪlɔːˈrɛktəmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
the surgical removal of all or part of the pylorus, often including the adjacent portion of the stomach (partial gastrectomy)

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pylorectomy py·lo·rec·to·my (pī'lə-rěk'tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of the pylorus. Also called gastropylorectomy, pylorogastrectomy.

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