[ en-tuh-rek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌɛn təˈrɛk tə mi /
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noun, plural en·ter·ec·to·mies.Surgery.
excision of part of the intestine.
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Enterectomy or excision of the gangrenous portion has recently been recommended and performed by some surgeons.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery|Joseph Bell
British Dictionary definitions for enterectomy
/ (ˌɛntəˈrɛktəmɪ) /
noun plural -mies
surgical excision of part of the intestine
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Medical definitions for enterectomy
[ ĕn′tə-rĕk′tə-mē ]
Surgical removal of a segment of the intestine.
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