prostatectomy

[pros-tuh-tek-tuh-mee]

Origin of prostatectomy

First recorded in 1885–90; prostate + -ectomy
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British Dictionary definitions for prostatectomy

prostatectomy

noun plural -mies
  1. surgical removal of all or a part of the prostate gland
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prostatectomy in Medicine

prostatectomy

[prŏs′tə-tĕktə-mē]
n.
  1. Surgical removal of all or part of the prostate gland.
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