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ap·pen·dec·to·my

 (ăp′ən-dĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. ap·pen·dec·to·mies
Surgical removal of the vermiform appendix.

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ap•pen•dec•to•my

(ˌæp ənˈdɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
surgical removal of the vermiform appendix.
[1890–95]
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appendectomy

Surgery to remove the appendix.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.appendectomy - surgical removal of the vermiform appendixappendectomy - surgical removal of the vermiform appendix
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
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Translations

appendectomy

[ˌæpenˈdektəmɪ] Napendectomía f
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appendectomy

, appendicectomy
nBlinddarmoperation f, → Appendektomie f (spec)
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appendectomy

[ˌæpɛnˈdɛktəmɪ] nappendicectomia
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ap·pen·dec·to·my

, appendicecto my
n. apendectomía, extirpación del apéndice.
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appendectomy

n (pl -mies) apendicectomía
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References in periodicals archive ?
Antibiotics prescription prior to surgery is considered to be effective in reducing the infectious complications of appendectomy.
The researchers chose a washout period of 6 months to the development of Parkinson's disease after appendectomy, and compared the prevalence of Parkinson's disease in the general population to those with appendectomies.
Conversely, people living in urban areas saw no risk reduction from appendectomy. There was also no benefit for people with a gene mutation that is common in PD (about 10 percent of cases).
All cases underwent appendectomy due to suspicion of acute appendicitis, with abdominal pain (58.3%) and nausea (50%) being the most common symptoms.
The suggested charges for Level-I consultant for an appendectomy is set at Rs 4,800 which was previously around Rs.
The emergency laparoscopic appendectomy carried out on October 31, resulted in quick recovery as the surgery was carried out through tiny incisions which healed quickly and the patient was on her feet within a week.
Patient history revealed that the patient had undergone appendectomy and subsequently undergone open abdominal surgery due to wound site infection and wound dehiscenceat another center one year earlier.
In the meantime, experts stressed they do not recommend that anyone go out and get an appendectomy to cut the risk of Parkinson's, as more research is needed.
By 8:00 a.m., Jack was back on his unit as a patient following appendectomy.
Objective: To present an experience of the first 50 cases of appendectomy performed via laparoscopy assisted open technique.