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appendectomy definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: surgical removal of the vermiform appendix [syn: appendectomy, appendicectomy]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural -mies) Etymology: Latin appendic-, appendix + English -ectomy Date: circa 1895 surgical removal of the vermiform appendix

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (also appendicectomy) (pl. -ies) the surgical removal of the appendix. Etymology: APPENDIX + -ECTOMY

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Appendectomy Ap`pen*dec"to*my, Appendicectomy Ap*pend`i*cec"to*my, n.] [Appendix + Gr. ?, fr. ? excision.] (Surg.) Excision of the vermiform appendix.

Moby Thesaurus

adenoidectomy, arteriectomy, castration, cholecystectomy, craniectomy, cricoidectomy, cystectomy, enterectomy, gastrectomy, hemorrhoidectomy, hysterectomy, mammectomy, mastectomy, mastoidectomy, nephrectomy, omphalectomy, oophorectomy, oophorocystectomy, orchidectomy, ovariectomy, pancreatectomy, penectomy, pericardiectomy, phrenicectomy, pneumonectomy, prostatectomy, salpingectomy, stapedectomy, tonsillectomy, ureterectomy, urethrectomy, vasectomy, venectomy



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