noun, plural sple·nec·to·mies. Surgery.
Examples from the Web for splenectomy
Cases of splenectomy of this kind are transitional to the chronic diseases of the spleen.
After splenectomy in rabbits the increase in these values is absent.
Fioravanti reported a case of splenectomy with the recovery of the patient.The Century of Columbus|James J. Walsh
The cases are more frequent in which a splenectomy has been undertaken on account of disease of the spleen.
The numbers we found in our blood investigations in man after splenectomy were also normal.