cystectomy

noun
cys·​tec·​to·​my | \ sis-ˈtek-tə-mē How to pronounce cystectomy (audio) \
plural cystectomies

Medical Definition of cystectomy

1 : the surgical excision of a cyst ovarian cystectomy
2 : the removal of all or a portion of the urinary bladder

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“Cystectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cystectomy. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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