cholecystectomy


cholecystectomy

cholecystectomy [koh-luh-si-stek-tuh-mee, kol-uh-] Word Origin noun, plural cho·le·cys·tec·to·mies. Surgery.

  1. removal of the gallbladder.

Origin of cholecystectomy First recorded in 1880–85; cholecyst + -ectomy British Dictionary definitions for cholecystectomy cholecystectomy noun plural -mies

  1. surgical removal of the gall bladder

cholecystectomy in Medicine cholecystectomy [kō′lĭ-sĭ-stĕk′tə-mē] n.

  1. Surgical removal of the gallbladder.

cholecystectomy in Science cholecystectomy [kō′lĭ-sĭ-stĕk′tə-mē]

  1. Surgical removal of the gallbladder.

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