Pancreatectomy

A procedure in which a surgeon takes out the pancreas.
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Pancreatectomy

In medicine, a pancreatectomy is the surgical removal of all or part of the pancreas. Several types of pancreatectomy exist, including pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple procedure), distal pancreatectomy, segmental pancreatectomy, and total pancreatectomy. These procedures are used in the management of several conditions involving the pancreas, such...
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pancreatectomy

(pan″kre-ә-tekĀ“tә-me) excision of the pancreas.
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pancreatectomy

[n] - surgical removal of part or all of the pancreas
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pancreatectomy

<procedure> Surgical removal of the pancreas. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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pancreatectomy

noun surgical removal of part or all of the pancreas
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Pancreatectomy

A procedure in which a surgeon takes out the pancreas.
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Pancreatectomy

A total pancreatectomy is an operation to remove all of the pancreas, part of the stomach, the duodenum, the gall bladder, part of the bile duct, the spleen and some of the lymph nodes. A distal pancreatectomy is an operation to remove part of the pancreas, and sometimes the spleen. See cancer of the pancreas section.
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Pancreatectomy

Operation to remove the pancreas.
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pancreatectomy

pancreatectomy Related cutting-word units: castrat-; -cise, -cide; put-; sec-, seg-; temno-; -tomy; trunc-. -Ectomy Word-Sources of Definitions
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Pancreatectomy

Pancreatectomy: A procedure in which a surgeon takes out part or all of the pancreas (an organ behind the lower part of the stomach that is about the size of a hand). The pancreatectomy may be done, for example, because there is a tumor in the pancreas.
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pancreatectomy

Surgery to remove all or part of the pancreas. In a total pancreatectomy, part of the stomach, part of the small intestine, the common bile duct, gallbladder, spleen, and nearby lymph nodes also are removed.
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pancreatectomy

Type: Term Pronunciation: pan′krē-ă-tek′tŏ-mē Definitions: 1. Excision of the pancreas. Synonyms: pancreectomy
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