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cho·le·cys·tec·to·my

 (kō′lĭ-sĭ-stĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. cho·le·cys·tec·to·mies
Surgical removal of the gallbladder.
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cholecystectomy

(ˌkɒlɪsɪˈstɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of the gall bladder
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cho•le•cys•tec•to•my

(ˌkoʊ lə sɪˈstɛk tə mi, ˌkɒl ə-)

n., pl. -mies.
surgical removal of the gallbladder.
[1880–85]
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cholecystectomy

Surgery to remove the gallbladder.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cholecystectomy - surgical removal of the gall bladder (usually for relief of gallstone pain)
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
lap choly, laparoscopic cholecystectomy - removal of the gall bladder through small punctures in the abdomen to permit the insertion of a laparoscope and surgical instruments
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Translations

cho·le·cys·tec·to·my

n. colecistectomía, extirpación de la vesícula biliar.
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cholecystectomy

n (pl -mies) colecistectomía
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McColgan was one of the first surgeons to perform laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic nissen fundoplication, and laparoscopic gastric bypass in the Southern California area.