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cholecystectomy

[koh-luh-si-stek-tuh-mee, kol-uh-]
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noun, plural cho·le·cys·tec·to·mies. Surgery.
  1. removal of the gallbladder.
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Origin of cholecystectomy

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

cholecystectomy

noun plural -mies
  1. surgical removal of the gall bladder
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cholecystectomy in Medicine

cholecystectomy

(kō′lĭ-sĭ-stĕktə-mē)
n.
  1. Surgical removal of the gallbladder.
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cholecystectomy in Science

cholecystectomy

[kō′lĭ-sĭ-stĕktə-mē]
  1. Surgical removal of the gallbladder.
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