gastrectomy

[ ga-strek-tuh-mee ]
/ gæˈstrɛk tə mi /

noun, plural gas·trec·to·mies.

partial or total excision of the stomach.

Origin of gastrectomy

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

gastrectomy

/ (ɡæsˈtrɛktəmɪ) /

noun plural -mies

surgical removal of all or part of the stomach
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Word Origin and History for gastrectomy

gastrectomy


n.

1886, from gastro- + -ectomy.

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Medicine definitions for gastrectomy

gastrectomy

[ gă-strĕktə-mē ]

n.

Excision of part or all of the stomach.
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