cecotomy

noun
ce·​cot·​o·​my
variants: or chiefly British caecotomy \ sē-​ˈkät-​ə-​mē How to pronounce cecotomy (audio) \
plural cecotomies

Medical Definition of cecotomy

: incision of the cecum

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“Cecotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cecotomy. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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