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Definitions

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  • n. The surgical procedure for the removal of the vermiform appendix.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Excision of the vermiform appendix.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. surgical removal of the vermiform appendix

Etymologies

From appendix + -ectomy (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A heart bypass will cost five per cent more and an appendicectomy three per cent more.

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  • This is the only way to make the diagnosis and consequently the operator must be able to carry out an appendicectomy if required.

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  • I'm reminded of a patient whose abnormally long appendix was lying across her right ureter (the tube from the kidney to the bladder), and when she had an appendicectomy the infections stopped.

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  • We have performed cholecystectomy (gall bladder removal), appendicectomy and hernia repair.

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  • "I'm surprised (that there are complaints) ... if you go to the surgical ward, there will be 20 housemen floating around, and they will be fighting to do an appendicectomy," he said in an interview.

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  • The patient was taken to theatre for laparoscopy with the option of appendicectomy.

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  • Socially he would display the worst standards of civic sense and may be criminal as Ill. Professionally he would indulge in all types of antisocial activities such as destroying the hutments for personal gains, taking bribe and still not doing the work, doing appendicectomy or caesarean sections without any indications etc.

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  • In small lesions single appendicectomy is considered as the most appropriate treatment, while in larger lesions right colectomy should be performed.

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  • The patient received only appendicectomy due to the small size of the lesion.

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  • Augusta put the Cheatles back in the jar; with all the superiority of five years she said: "The poor child fainted -- she's been marvelous, but she's only been out of PTS for two weeks and this is the first time she's seen anything worse than an appendicectomy scar.

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