typhlotomy

cecotomy

 [se-kot´ah-me]
incision of the cecum.
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ce·cot·o·my

(sē-kot'ō-mē),
Incision into the cecum.
Synonym(s): typhlotomy
[ceco- + G. tomē, incision]
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typhlotomy

(tĭf-lŏt′ə-mē)
n.
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ce·cot·o·my

(sē-kot'ŏ-mē)
Incision into the cecum.
Synonym(s): typhlotomy, caecotomy.
[ceco- + G. tomē, incision]
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