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prostatectomy

prostatectomy

noun pros·ta·tec·to·my \ˌpräs-tə-ˈtek-tə-mē\
plural pros·ta·tec·to·mies

Definition of PROSTATECTOMY

:  surgical removal or resection of the prostate gland

First Known Use of PROSTATECTOMY

circa 1890

prostatectomy

noun pros·ta·tec·to·my \ˌpräs-tə-ˈtek-tə-mē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural pros·ta·tec·to·mies

Medical Definition of PROSTATECTOMY

:  surgical removal or resection of the prostate gland

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