hepatectomy

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noun hep·a·tec·to·my \ˌhe-pə-ˈtek-tə-mē\

Definition of hepatectomy

plural

hepatectomies

  1. :  excision of the liver or of part of the liver

hepatectomized

play \ˌhe-pə-ˈtek-tə-ˌmīzd\ adjective

First Known Use of hepatectomy

circa 1890


Medical Dictionary

hepatectomy

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noun hep·a·tec·to·my \ˌhep-ə-ˈtek-tə-mē\

Medical Definition of hepatectomy

plural

hepatectomies

  1. :  excision of the liver or of part of the liver

hepatectomized

also British

hepatectomised

\-tə-ˌmīzd\play adjective

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