appendicectomy


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appendicectomy

(əˌpɛndɪˈsɛktəmɪ) or appendectomy
n, pl -mies
1. (Surgery) surgical removal of any appendage, esp the vermiform appendix
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Noun1.appendicectomy - surgical removal of the vermiform appendixappendicectomy - surgical removal of the vermiform appendix
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
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In a statement read to the inquest, Mr Hosny said: "During the procedure I noted that there was minimal blood, yet as it was a small amount I was not concerned and continued to perform the appendicectomy.
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