[ păng′krē-ə-tō-dōō′ō-dn-ĕk′tə-mē, -dōō-ŏd′n-ĕk′- ]
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Excision of all or part of the pancreas together with the duodenum.Whipple's operation
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How to use pancreatoduodenectomy in a sentence
He underwent an operation called a modified Whipple procedure, or a pancreatoduodenectomy, Fortune reported.