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APPENDECTOMY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does appendectomy mean? 

APPENDECTOMY (noun)
  The noun APPENDECTOMY has 1 sense:

1. surgical removal of the vermiform appendix

  Familiarity information: APPENDECTOMY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


APPENDECTOMY (noun)


Sense 1appendectomy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Surgical removal of the vermiform appendix

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

appendectomy; appendicectomy

Hypernyms ("appendectomy" is a kind of...):

ablation; cutting out; excision; extirpation (surgical removal of a body part or tissue)


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