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cystectomy

[si-stek-tuh-mee]
noun, plural cys·tec·to·mies. Surgery.
  1. excision of a cyst or bladder, usually the urinary bladder.
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Origin of cystectomy

First recorded in 1890–95; cyst- + -ectomy
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British Dictionary definitions for cystectomy

cystectomy

noun plural -mies
  1. surgical removal of the gall bladder or of part of the urinary bladder
  2. surgical removal of any abnormal cyst
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cystectomy in Medicine

cystectomy

(sĭ-stĕktə-mē)
n.
  1. Surgical removal of a cyst.
  2. Surgical removal of all or a part of the gallbladder.
  3. Surgical removal of all or part of the urinary bladder.
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