hemicolectomy


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hemicolectomy

 [hem″e-ko-lek´to-me]
excision of approximately half of the colon.

hem·i·col·ec·to·my

(hem'ē-kō-lek'tō-mē),
Removal of the right or left side of the colon.
[hemi- + G. kolon, colon, + ektomē, excision]

hemicolectomy

(hĕm′ē-kə-lĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of the right or left side of the colon.

hemicolectomy

[hem′ikōlek′təme]
Etymology: Gk, hemi half + kolon, colon + ektome, excision
excision of approximately half of the colon.

hem·i·col·ec·to·my

(hem'ē-kō-lek'tŏ-mē)
Removal of the right or left side of the colon.
[hemi- + G. kolon, colon, + ektomē, excision]

hemicolectomy

Surgical removal of one half of the large intestine (colon).

hemicolectomy

excision of approximately half of the colon.
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