sigmoidectomy

noun

sig·​moid·​ec·​to·​my ˌsig-mȯi-ˈdek-tə-mē How to pronounce sigmoidectomy (audio)
plural sigmoidectomies
: surgical excision of part of the sigmoid colon

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“Sigmoidectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sigmoidectomy. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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