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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Community practitioners may need to support these children post appendicectomy.
Don't give your child anything to eat or drink in case an appendicectomy under general anaesthetic is necessary.
[FIGURE 1 OMITTED] A lower midline laparotomy was performed in anticipation of re-exploring the groin mesh area with a potentially difficult appendicectomy leading to possible limited caecectomy/ right hemicolectomy.