hepatectomy

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

Definition of hepatectomy

plural hepatectomies
: excision of the liver or of part of the liver

hepatectomized

play \ˌhe-pə-ˈtek-tə-ˌmīzd\ adjective

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First Known Use of hepatectomy

circa 1890


Medical Dictionary

hepatectomy

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

medical Definition of hepatectomy

plural hepatectomies
: excision of the liver or of part of the liver

hepatectomized

also British hepatectomised play \-tə-ˌmīzd\ adjective

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