- 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 — Intervention ICD 9 CM 52.5 52.6 MeSH … Wikipedia
pancreatectomy — [pan΄krē ə tek′tə mē] n. pl. pancreatectomies the surgical removal of all or part of the pancreas … English World dictionary
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. * * *… … Medical dictionary
pancreatectomy — n. surgical removal of the pancreas. Total pancreatectomy (Whipple s operation) involves the entire gland and part of the duodenum. In subtotal pancreatectomy most of the gland is removed, usually leaving a small part close to the duodenum. In… … The new mediacal dictionary
pancreatectomy — noun (plural mies) Date: circa 1900 surgical removal of all or part of the pancreas • pancreatectomized adjective … New Collegiate Dictionary
pancreatectomy — /pan kree euh tek teuh mee, pang /, n., pl. pancreatectomies. Surg. excision of part or all of the pancreas. [1895 1900; PANCREAT + ECTOMY] * * * … Universalium
pancreatectomy — noun The procedure to remove part or all of the pancreas … Wiktionary
pancreatectomy — n. surgical removal of the pancreas (Medicine) … English contemporary dictionary
pancreatectomy — [ˌpaŋkrɪə tɛktəmi] noun (plural pancreatectomies) surgical removal of the pancreas … English new terms dictionary
pancreatectomy — pan·cre·a·tec·to·my … English syllables