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gastrectomy

gastrectomy

noun gas·trec·to·my \ga-ˈstrek-tə-mē\
plural gas·trec·to·mies

Definition of GASTRECTOMY

:  surgical removal of all or part of the stomach

Origin of GASTRECTOMY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1886

Rhymes with GASTRECTOMY

gastrectomy

noun gas·trec·to·my \ga-ˈstrek-tə-mē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural gas·trec·to·mies

Medical Definition of GASTRECTOMY

:  surgical removal of all or part of the stomach

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