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cholecystectomy

[ koh-luh-si-stek-tuh-mee, kol-uh- ]
/ 藢ko蕣 l蓹 s瑟藞st蓻k t蓹 mi, 藢k蓲l 蓹- /
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noun, plural cho路le路cys路tec路to路mies.Surgery.
removal of the gallbladder.
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Origin of cholecystectomy

First recorded in 1880鈥85; cholecyst + -ectomy
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British Dictionary definitions for cholecystectomy

cholecystectomy
/ (藢k蓲l瑟s瑟藞st蓻kt蓹m瑟) /

noun plural -mies
surgical removal of the gall bladder
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Scientific definitions for cholecystectomy

cholecystectomy
[ k艒鈥瞝沫-s沫-st臅kt蓹-m膿 ]

Surgical removal of the gallbladder.
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