Ectomy definitions

Surgical removal.

Tonsillectomy.

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A surgical excision of.
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(medicine) Any operation involving surgical excision or removal.
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(surgery) Surgical removal of.
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Origin of ectomy

From the Ancient Greek -εκτομία (ektomía, “a cutting out of”), from ἐκτέμνω (ektémnô, “to cut out”), from ἐκ (ek, “out”) + τέμνω (témnô, “to cut”).