/ (ˌpaɪlɔːˈrɛktəmɪ) /
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noun plural -mies
the surgical removal of all or part of the pylorus, often including the adjacent portion of the stomach (partial gastrectomy)
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Words nearby pylorectomy
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How to use pylorectomy in a sentence
Cancer of the pylorus and pylorectomy executed at the Mayo Clinic.
Medical definitions for pylorectomy
[ pī′lə-rĕk′tə-mē ]
Surgical removal of the pylorus.gastropylorectomy pylorogastrectomy
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