Definition of splenectomy in English:
noun (plural splenectomies)
A surgical operation involving removal of the spleen: he needs a splenectomy [mass noun]: both patients underwent splenectomy and made full recoveries
More example sentences
- Because of this, a splenectomy, or surgical removal of the spleen, may be done to combat the disorder.
- Examples of advanced laparoscopic procedures include splenectomies, colostomy takedowns, colectomies, and Nissen fundoplications.
- Surgical history included a splenectomy for ITP and a cholecystectomy.
Definition of splenectomy in:
- US English dictionary
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