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appendicectomy

[ uh-pen-duh-sek-tuh-mee ]
/ əˌpɛn dəˈsɛk tə mi /
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noun, plural ap·pen·di·cec·to·mies.

Chiefly British, Surgery. appendectomy.

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British Dictionary definitions for appendicectomy

appendicectomy

esp US and Canadian appendectomy (ˌæpənˈdɛktəmɪ)

/ (əˌpɛndɪˈsɛktəmɪ) /

noun plural -mies

surgical removal of any appendage, esp the vermiform appendix
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Medical definitions for appendicectomy

appendicectomy
[ ə-pĕn′dĭ-sĕktə-mē ]

n.

appendectomy
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