hemicolectomy

noun
hemi·​col·​ec·​to·​my | \ -kə-ˈlek-tə-mē, -kō- How to pronounce hemicolectomy (audio) \
plural hemicolectomies

Medical Definition of hemicolectomy

: surgical excision of part of the colon

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“Hemicolectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemicolectomy. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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