Gastrectomy definition

gă-strĕktə-mē
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Surgical excision of part or all of the stomach.
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The surgical removal of all, or esp. part, of the stomach.
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Surgical excision of part or all of the stomach.
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(surgery) Removal or partial removal of the stomach.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
gastrectomy
Plural:
gastrectomies

Origin of gastrectomy

  • Coined based on Ancient Greek γαστήρ (gaster) +‎ -ectomy.

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