noun, plural ap·pen·dec·to·mies. Surgery.
Examples from the Web for appendectomy
Cato did not ask me to write their brief for the same reason that you do not ask me to perform your appendectomy.
She spoke to one person convinced that his appendectomy made him less attractive.Mosquitoes Love Some People More and Science Wants to Know Why|Josh Dzieza|August 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In 2001, Arthur's wife and his girlfriend accidentally met while he was recovering from an appendectomy in Middlesex Hospital.
Callista remembered that in Mr. Lamson's office she had very nearly remarked aloud: "Never knew she'd had an appendectomy."The Trial of Callista Blake|Edgar Pangborn
He didn't remember the details of the appendectomy, but he still had records that showed a completely normal operation.The Memory of Mars|Raymond F. Jones
Medicine definitions for appendectomy
Culture definitions for appendectomy
The surgical removal of the appendix.