antrectomy

[ ăn-trĕktə-mē ]

n.

Excision of an antrum, such as removing the pyloric antrum of the stomach.

Nearby words

  1. antony, mark,
  2. antonym,
  3. antonymous,
  4. antonyms,
  5. antre,
  6. antrim,
  7. antro-,
  8. antroduodenectomy,
  9. antron,
  10. antronasal


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