Definition of pancreatectomy in English:


Line breaks: pan¦crea|tec¦tomy
Pronunciation: /ˌpaŋkrɪəˈtɛktəmi

noun (plural pancreatectomies)

[mass noun]
  • Surgical removal of the pancreas.
    More example sentences
    • At our institution, radical proximal gastrectomy, splenectomy, partial pancreatectomy, left adrenalectomy, and retroperitoneal lymph node dissection were performed.
    • Gross examination of the distal pancreatectomy surgical specimen received from the second patient revealed alternating firm and edematous areas in the distal 7.3 cm of the pancreas.
    • Distal pancreatectomy with splenectomy was performed.

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