appendicectomy

/euh pen'deuh sek"teuh mee/, n., pl. appendicectomies.
Chiefly Brit. appendectomy.

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  • Appendicectomy — An appendicectomy (or appendectomy) is the surgical removal of the vermiform appendix. This procedure is normally performed as an emergency procedure, when the patient is suffering from acute appendicitis. In the absence of surgical facilities,… …   Wikipedia

  • Appendicectomy — Appendectomy Ap pen*dec to*my, Appendicectomy Ap*pend i*cec to*my, n.] [Appendix + Gr. ?, fr. ? excision.] (Surg.) Excision of the vermiform appendix. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appendicectomy — noun (plural mies) Date: 1894 British appendectomy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • appendicectomy — noun The surgical procedure for the removal of the vermiform appendix …   Wiktionary

  • appendicectomy — SYN: appendectomy. * * * ap·pen·di·cec·to·my ə .pen də sek tə mē n, pl mies Brit APPENDECTOMY * * * n. surgical removal of the vermiform appendix. See also appendicitis. * * * ap·pen·di·cec·to·my (ə …   Medical dictionary

  • appendicectomy — n. surgical removal of the appendix …   English contemporary dictionary

  • appendicectomy — ap·pen·di·cec·to·my …   English syllables

  • appendicectomy — n. surgical removal of the vermiform appendix. See also: appendicitis …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • appendicectomy — /əpɛndəˈsɛktəmi / (say uhpenduh sektuhmee) noun (plural appendicectomies) → appendectomy …   Australian English dictionary

  • appendicectomy —   n. removal of vermiform appendix …   Dictionary of difficult words

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