antrectomy

noun
an·trec·to·my | \ an-ˈtrek-tə-mē \
plural antrectomies

Medical Definition of antrectomy 

: surgical removal of the lower portion of the stomach

Note: Antrectomy may be performed for several reasons including treatment of peptic ulcers, gastric obstruction, or malignant tumors

. After antrectomy, gastrin levels returned to normal in all three patients. —Irvin M. Modlin and George Sachs, Acid Related Diseases: Biology and Treatment, 2004

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