pylorectomy

noun
py·​lo·​rec·​to·​my | \ ˌpī-lə-ˈrek-tə-mē How to pronounce pylorectomy (audio) \
plural pylorectomies

Medical Definition of pylorectomy

: surgical excision of the pyloric end of the stomach

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“Pylorectomy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pylorectomy. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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