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pancreatectomy

[pan-kree-uh-tek-tuh-mee, pang-]
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noun, plural pan·cre·a·tec·to·mies. Surgery.
  1. excision of part or all of the pancreas.
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Origin of pancreatectomy

First recorded in 1895–1900; pancreat- + -ectomy
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pancreatectomy in Medicine

pancreatectomy

(păng′krē-ə-tĕktə-mē)
n.
  1. Excision of the pancreas.
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