appendicectomy

[ uh-pen-duh-sek-tuh-mee ]
/ əˌpɛn dəˈsɛk tə mi /

noun, plural ap·pen·di·cec·to·mies.

Chiefly British. 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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Medicine definitions for appendicectomy

appendicectomy

[ ə-pĕn′dĭ-sĕktə-mē ]

n.

appendectomy

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