- excision of part of the intestine.
Origin of enterectomy
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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
- surgical excision of part of the intestine
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- Surgical removal of a segment of the intestine.
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