enterectomy

[ 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.

Nearby words

  1. enter-,
  2. enteral,
  3. enteralgia,
  4. enterally,
  5. enterectasis,
  6. entered hound,
  7. enterelcosis,
  8. enteric,
  9. enteric fever,
  10. enteric orphan virus

Origin of enterectomy

First recorded in 1875–80; enter- + -ectomy

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British Dictionary definitions for enterectomy

enterectomy

/ (ˌɛntəˈrɛktəmɪ) /

noun plural -mies

surgical excision of part of the intestine
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Medicine definitions for enterectomy

enterectomy

[ ĕn′tə-rĕktə-mē ]

n.

Surgical removal of a segment of the intestine.

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