colectomy

noun

col·​ec·​to·​my kə-ˈlek-tə-mē, kō- How to pronounce colectomy (audio)
plural colectomies
: excision of a portion or all of the colon

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“Colectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/colectomy. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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