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hepatectomy

[ hep-uh-tek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌhɛp əˈtɛk tə mi /
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noun, plural hep·a·tec·to·mies.
excision of part of the liver.
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Origin of hepatectomy

First recorded in 1895–1900; hepat- + -ectomy
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Medical definitions for hepatectomy

hepatectomy
[ hĕp′ə-tĕktə-mē ]

n.
Excision of liver tissue.
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