cholecystectomy

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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.

cholecystectomy

(ˌkɒlɪsɪˈstɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of the gall bladder

cho•le•cys•tec•to•my

(ˌkoʊ lə sɪˈstɛk tə mi, ˌkɒl ə-)

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

cholecystectomy

Surgery to remove the gallbladder.
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
Translations

cho·le·cys·tec·to·my

n. colecistectomía, extirpación de la vesícula biliar.

cholecystectomy

n (pl -mies) colecistectomía
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Contract notice: Supply of customized equipment for cholecystectomy, laparoscopic surgery and cataract surgery, to health centers attached to the Health Logistics Platform of Almeria.
In this endeavour we have found that empyematous gall bladder can be treated laparoscopically if one is well versant with techniques of laparo-scopic partial cholecystectomy, laparoscopic management of the remnants of gall bladder and laparoscopically managing the spilled bile in the peritoneal cavity8,9.