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.
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prostatectomy

(ˌprɒstəˈtɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of all or a part of the prostate gland
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pros•ta•tec•to•my

(ˌprɒs təˈtɛk tə mi)

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

Surgery to remove the prostate.
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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
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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.
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prostatectomy

n (pl -mies) prostatecto-mía
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References in periodicals archive ?
Other popular and common operation is suprapubic transvesical prostatectomy. (4,10,11) Patient often present with acute retention of urine with varying degree of renal impairment, hence are catheterised and kept on drugs and investigated for surgical intervention on later dates.
After stabilisation, investigation, and review of the patients, they were subjected to suprapubic transvesical prostatectomy under spinal or general anaesthesia.