sigmoidectomy


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sigmoidectomy

(ˌsɪɡmɔɪdˈɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of the sigmoid colon
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Noun1.sigmoidectomy - surgical removal of part or all of the sigmoid colon (usually to remove a malignant tumor)
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
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