pancreatectomy

noun pan·cre·a·tec·to·my \ ˌpaŋ-krē-ə-ˈtek-tə-mē , ˌpan- \

Definition of pancreatectomy

plural pancreatectomies
:surgical removal of all or part of the pancreas

pancreatectomized

play \ˌpaŋ-krē-ə-ˈtek-tə-ˌmīzd, ˌpan-\ adjective

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First Known Use of pancreatectomy

1890


Medical Dictionary

pancreatectomy

noun pan·cre·atec·to·my \ ˌpaŋ-krē-ə-ˈtek-tə-mē, ˌpan- \

medical Definition of pancreatectomy

plural pancreatectomies
:surgical excision of all or part of the pancreas
  • a total pancreatectomy

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