sigmoidectomy

[ sĭg′moi-dĕktə-mē ]

n.

Excision of the sigmoid colon.

Nearby words

  1. sigmoid artery,
  2. sigmoid colon,
  3. sigmoid flexure,
  4. sigmoid sinus,
  5. sigmoid vein,
  6. sigmoiditis,
  7. sigmoido-,
  8. sigmoidopexy,
  9. sigmoidoproctostomy,
  10. sigmoidorectostomy


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