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1. polypectomy

noun. surgical removal of a polyp.

Synonyms

  • surgical process
  • operation
  • surgery
  • surgical procedure

Antonyms

  • major surgery
  • serial operation
  • asynchronous operation
  • synchronous operation

Etymology

  • -ectomy (English)
  • polyp (English)
  • polypus (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word polypectomy


1. Noun, singular or mass
A surgical procedure, known as polypectomy, is used to remove rectal growths once they are found and diagnosed.

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