appendicolysis

[ə-pĕn′dĭ-kŏlĭ-sĭs]

n.

Surgical freeing of the appendix from adhesions.

Nearby words

  1. appendices,
  2. appendicitis,
  3. appendicle,
  4. appendico-,
  5. appendicolithiasis,
  6. appendicostomy,
  7. appendicular,
  8. appendicular artery,
  9. appendicular muscle,
  10. appendicular skeleton


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