: surgical removal
gastrectomy

Word History

Etymology

New Latin -ectomia, from Greek ektemnein to cut out, from ec-, ex- out + temnein to cut — more at tome

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Cite this Entry

“-ectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-ectomy. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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