cryptectomy

noun

crypt·​ec·​to·​my krip-ˈtek-tə-mē How to pronounce cryptectomy (audio)
plural cryptectomies
: surgical removal or destruction of a crypt

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“Cryptectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cryptectomy. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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