pancreatectomy


pan·cre·a·tec·to·my

noun \ˌpaŋ-krē-ə-ˈtek-tə-mē, ˌpan-\
plural pan·cre·a·tec·to·mies

Definition of PANCREATECTOMY

:  surgical removal of all or part of the pancreas
pan·cre·a·tec·to·mized \-ˌmīzd\ adjective

First Known Use of PANCREATECTOMY

circa 1900

pan·cre·atec·to·my

noun \ˌpaŋ-krē-ə-ˈtek-tə-mē, ˌpan-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural pan·cre·atec·to·mies

Medical Definition of PANCREATECTOMY

: surgical excision of all or part of the pancreas <a total pancreatectomy>

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