penectomy

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penectomy

 [pe-nek´to-me]
surgical removal of the penis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

phal·lec·to·my

(fal-ek'tŏ-mē),
Surgical removal of the penis.
Synonym(s): penectomy
[phall- + G. ektomē, excision]
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