hepatectomy


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hep·a·tec·to·my

 (hĕp′ə-tĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. hep·a·tec·to·mies
Surgical removal of all or part of the liver.

hepatectomy

(ˌhɛpəˈtɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -tomies
(Surgery) surgery the surgical removal of a part or all of the liver

hep•a•tec•to•my

(ˌhɛp əˈtɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
the surgical excision of part or all of the liver.
[1895–1900]

hepatectomy

Surgery to remove either the whole or a part of the liver.
Translations

hep·a·tec·to·my

n. hepatectomía, extirpación de una parte o de todo el hígado.
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