pancreaticoduodenectomy

noun
pan·cre·at·i·co·du·o·de·nec·to·my | \ -ˌd(y)ü-ə-ˌdē-ˈnek-tə-mē, -d(y)u̇-ˌäd-ə-ˈnek-tə-mē \
plural pancreaticoduodenectomies

Medical Definition of pancreaticoduodenectomy 

: partial or complete excision of the pancreas and the duodenum

called also pancreatoduodenectomy

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