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colectomy

[ kuh-lek-tuh-mee ]
/ kəˈlɛk tə mi /
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noun, plural co·lec·to·mies.Surgery.
the removal of all or part of the colon or large intestine.
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colectomy
/ (kəˈlɛktəmɪ) /

noun plural -mies
surgical removal of part or all of the colon
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