cryptectomy

noun
crypt·​ec·​to·​my | \ krip-ˈtek-tə-mē How to pronounce cryptectomy (audio) \
plural cryptectomies

Medical Definition of cryptectomy

: 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 Sep. 2021.

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