pylorectomy[pī′lə rek′tə mē]
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noun pl. pylorectomies
the surgical removal of the pylorus
Origin: from pylorus plush -ectomy
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pylorectomy - Medical Definition
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Surgical removal of the pylorus. Also called gastropylorectomy, pylorogastrectomy.