Definitions for "Colectomy"
An operation to remove part, or all, of the colon.
Excision of a part of the colon.
An operation to remove the colon, performed in children for Hirschsprung's disease and in young women chiefly for ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, and notorious for leaving the fallopian tubes caught up in "repaired" serosa of the pelvic peritoneal cavity, producing a hydrosalpinx on the left side, with resultant sterility, even though the tube on the right side might be normal.
Keywords:  serous, membrane
Membrane Serous