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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.
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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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Medical definitions for enterectomy

enterectomy
[ ĕn′tə-rĕktə-mē ]

n.
Surgical removal of a segment of the intestine.
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