Medical Dictionary

esophagectomy

noun esoph·a·gec·to·my
variants: or chiefly British oesophagectomy play \i-ˌsäf-ə-ˈjek-tə-mē\

medical Definition of esophagectomy

plural esophagectomies
:excision of part of the esophagus

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