[ pan-kree-uh-tek-tuh-mee, pang- ]
/ ˌpæn kri əˈtɛk tə mi, ˌpæŋ- /

noun, plural pan·cre·a·tec·to·mies. Surgery.

excision of part or all of the pancreas.

Origin of pancreatectomy

First recorded in 1895–1900; pancreat- + -ectomy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Medical definitions for pancreatectomy

[ păng′krē-ə-tĕktə-mē ]


Excision of the pancreas.
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