Definition of -ectomy
: surgical removal <gastrectomy>
Origin of -ectomy
New Latin -ectomia, from Greek ektemnein to cut out, from ec-, ex- out + temnein to cut — more at tome
Medical Definition of -ectomy
: surgical removal <gastrectomy> <appendectomy>
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