Whipple procedure

noun
variants: or Whipple's procedure

Medical Definition of Whipple procedure 

: pancreaticoduodenectomy especially : one in which there is complete excision of the pancreas and partial excision of the duodenum

Learn More about Whipple procedure

Share Whipple procedure

Comments on Whipple procedure

What made you want to look up Whipple procedure? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a private place of worship

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!