resection of part of the intestine, including the ileum, cecum, and colon.
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enterocolectomy(ĕn″tĕr-ō-kō-lĕk′tō-mē) [″ + kolon, colon, + ektome, excision]
Surgical removal of a portion of the small intestine and colon.
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