prostatectomy


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pros·ta·tec·to·my

 (prŏs′tə-tĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. pros·ta·tec·to·mies
Surgical removal of all or part of the prostate gland.

prostatectomy

(ˌprɒstəˈtɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of all or a part of the prostate gland

pros•ta•tec•to•my

(ˌprɒs təˈtɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
excision of part or all of the prostate gland.
[1885–90]

prostatectomy

Surgery to remove the prostate.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prostatectomy - surgical removal of part or all of the prostate gland
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
Translations

pros·ta·tec·to·my

n. protatetomía, excisión de la próstata o de una parte de ésta.
perineal ______ perineal;
transversal ______ transversal;
___ by laser___ por láser;
radical ______ radical.

prostatectomy

n (pl -mies) prostatecto-mía
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