patellectomy

noun

pat·​el·​lec·​to·​my ˌpat-ə-ˈlek-tə-mē How to pronounce patellectomy (audio)
plural patellectomies
: surgical excision of the patella

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“Patellectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/patellectomy. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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