sphincterectomy

noun
sphinc·​ter·​ec·​to·​my | \ ˌsfiŋk-tər-ˈek-tə-mē How to pronounce sphincterectomy (audio) \
plural sphincterectomies

Medical Definition of sphincterectomy

: surgical excision of a sphincter

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“Sphincterectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sphincterectomy. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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