vagotomy

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noun va·got·o·my \vā-ˈgä-tə-mē\

Definition of vagotomy

plural

vagotomies

  1. :  surgical division of the vagus nerve

Origin and Etymology of vagotomy

borrowed from German Vagotomie, from Vagus vagus nerve + -o- -o- + -tomie -tomy


Medical Dictionary

vagotomy

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noun va·got·o·my \vā-ˈgät-ə-mē\

Medical Definition of vagotomy

plural

vagotomies

  1. :  surgical division of the vagus nerve


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