rectectomy

rectectomy

 [rek-tek´tah-me]
excision of the rectum.
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proc·tec·to·my

(prok-tek'tŏ-mē),
Surgical resection of the rectum.
Synonym(s): rectectomy
[proct- + G. ektomē, excision]
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rectectomy

(rĕk-tĕk′tə-mē)
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proc·tec·to·my

(prok-tek'tŏ-mē)
Surgical resection of the rectum.
Synonym(s): rectectomy.
[proct- + G. ektomē, excision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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"Transanal rectectomy with mesorectumectomy", Journal of Surgery, No3, pp.25-29.