• (n.) Alt. of Appendicectomy
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(from the article `appendix`) The basic treatment of appendicitis is the surgical removal of the appendix in a minor operation called an appendectomy. The operation itself ...
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appendectomy, appendicectomy The surgical removal of an inflamed or infected appendix (appendicitis). The appendix is a small, finger-shaped pouch of intestinal tissue extending from the cecum, which is the first part of the large intestine. Blockage of the opening of the appendix into the bowel by...
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An appendectomy (sometimes called appendisectomy or appendicectomy) is the surgical removal of the vermiform appendix. This procedure is normally performed as an emergency procedure, when the patient is suffering from acute appendicitis. In the absence of surgical facilities, intravenous antibiotic...
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The surgical removal of an infected appendix. An appendectomy can be performed laparoscopically or as an open operation, both requiring general anesthesia. Although the majority of surgeries are not recommended during pregnancy, an appendectomy is a life-saving procedure that is unlikely to cause an...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ap′pen-dek′tō-mē Definitions: 1. Surgical removal of the appendix. Synonyms: appendicectomy
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Surgery to remove the appendix (small finger-shaped pouch at the end of the first part of the large intestine).
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1) Ablation 2) Appendicectomy 3) Cutting out 4) Excision 5) Extirpation 6) Surgical removal of the vermiform appendix
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