Cystectomy definition

sĭ-stĕktə-mē
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Surgical removal of a cyst.
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Surgical removal of the gallbladder.
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Surgical removal of all or part of the urinary bladder.
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The surgical removal of a cyst.
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The surgical removal of the gallbladder or of part of the urinary bladder.
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Surgical removal of a cyst.
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Surgical removal of the gallbladder.
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Surgical removal of all or part of the urinary bladder.
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(medicine) The act of surgically removing the bladder.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
cystectomy
Plural:
cystectomies

Origin of cystectomy

  • The word is derived from cyst (bladder), and suffix -ectomy (surgical removal).

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