appendicectomy

[uh-pen-duh-sek-tuh-mee]

noun, plural ap·pen·di·cec·to·mies.

Chiefly British. appendectomy.

Nearby words

  1. appendages of skin,
  2. appendant,
  3. appendectomy,
  4. appendiceal,
  5. appendiceal abscess,
  6. appendices,
  7. appendicitis,
  8. appendicle,
  9. appendico-,
  10. appendicolithiasis

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British Dictionary definitions for appendicectomy

appendicectomy

esp US and Canadian appendectomy (ˌæpənˈdɛktəmɪ)

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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