suffix meaning surgical removal, e.g., appendectomy, surgical removal of the appendix
Suffix connoting the affected part (e. meniscectomy, appendectomy).
Surgical removal of a structure or part of a structure. For example, pancreatectomy is the surgical removal of the pancreas (or a portion of it.)
Word termination that, when combined within a word concerning an organ of the body, means the organ has been taken out or removed, such as appendectomy (the appendix is out), tonsillectomy (the tonsils are out), laminectomy (the lamina of the vertebra is out).
Surgical removal of a structure or part of a structure. For example, ovariectomy is the surgical removal of the ovaries
A word ending meaning 'removal of', eg appendectomy = removal of the appendix.
Surgical removal of a structure or part of a structure. For example, cystectomy is the surgical removal of the bladder
excision / removal nephrectomy = excision of a kidney
(suffix) excision. e.g. cholecystectomy - excision of the gallbladder.
Suffix connoting surgical removal of the affected part (e.g. appendectomy).