appendicectomy

noun ap·pen·di·cec·to·my \ ə-ˌpen-də-ˈsek-tə-mē \

Definition of appendicectomy

plural appendicectomies
British

First Known Use of appendicectomy

1893


Medical Dictionary

appendicectomy

noun ap·pen·di·cec·to·my \ ə-ˌpen-də-ˈsek-tə-mē \

medical Definition of appendicectomy

plural appendicectomies
British

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