hemorrhoidectomy

[ hem-uh-roi-dek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌhɛm ə rɔɪˈdɛk tə mi /

noun, plural hem·or·rhoid·ec·to·mies.

the surgical removal of hemorrhoids.

Origin of hemorrhoidectomy

First recorded in 1915–20; hemorrhoid + -ectomy
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Medicine definitions for hemorrhoidectomy

hemorrhoidectomy
[ hĕm′ə-roi-dĕktə-mē ]

n.

Surgical removal of hemorrhoids.
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