gastrectomy

[ ga-strek-tuh-mee ]

noun,plural gas·trec·to·mies.
  1. partial or total excision of the stomach.

Origin of gastrectomy

1
First recorded in 1885–90; gastr- + -ectomy

Words Nearby gastrectomy

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British Dictionary definitions for gastrectomy

gastrectomy

/ (ɡæsˈtrɛktəmɪ) /


nounplural -mies
  1. surgical removal of all or part of the stomach

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