Synonyms
Etymology

1. appendectomy

noun. ['ˌæpɪnˈdɛktəmi'] surgical removal of the vermiform appendix.

Synonyms

  • cutting out
  • ablation
  • appendicectomy
  • extirpation

Etymology

  • -ectomy (English)
  • appendix (English)
  • appendix (Latin)

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Rhymes with Appendectomy

  • prostatectomy
  • tonsillectomy
  • hysterectomy
  • hysterectomies
  • mastectomy
  • lumpectomy
  • vasectomy

Sentences with appendectomy


1. Noun, singular or mass
With an open appendectomy, you may have to stay in the hospital for a day or so.

2. Adjective
If your appendectomy incision bleeds, produces pus or any other fluid you should notify your doctor.

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