Meaning of -ECTOMY in English

-ECTOMY

[-ec.to.my] n comb form [NL -ectomia, fr. Gk ektemnein to cut out, fr. ec-, ex- out + temnein to cut--more at tome]: surgical removal "gastrectomy"

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