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gastrectomy

[ga-strek-tuh-mee]
noun, plural gas·trec·to·mies.
  1. partial or total excision of the stomach.
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Origin of gastrectomy

First recorded in 1885–90; gastr- + -ectomy
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British Dictionary definitions for gastrectomy

gastrectomy

noun plural -mies
  1. surgical removal of all or part of the stomach
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Word Origin and History for gastrectomy

n.

1886, from gastro- + -ectomy.

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gastrectomy in Medicine

gastrectomy

(gă-strĕktə-mē)
n.
  1. Excision of part or all of the stomach.
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