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-ectomy

 
word element [Gr.], excision; surgical removal.
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-ectomy

(ek'tō-mē),
Removal of an anatomical structure.
See also: -tomy.
[G. ektomē, a cutting out]
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-ectomy

Suffix meaning removal of an anatomic structure.
See also: -tomy
[G. ektomē, a cutting out]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012