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adrenalectomy

  • noun surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands
    suprarenalectomy.

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excise

  • noun a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)
    excise tax.
  • verb remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line
    strike; scratch; expunge.
    • Please strike this remark from the record
    • scratch that remark

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lap_choly

  • noun removal of the gall bladder through small punctures in the abdomen to permit the insertion of a laparoscope and surgical instruments
    laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

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salpingectomy

  • noun surgical removal of one or both Fallopian tubes

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radical

  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    chemical group; group.
  • noun an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule
    free radical.
    • in the body free radicals are high-energy particles that ricochet wildly and damage cells

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female_circumcision

  • noun excision of the clitoris
    clitoridectomy.

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meniscectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the meniscus of the knee

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pancreatectomy

  • noun surgical removal of part or all of the pancreas

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oophorosalpingectomy

  • noun surgical removal of one or both ovaries and the corresponding Fallopian tubes

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female

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
    female person.

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laryngectomy

  • noun surgical removal of part or all of the larynx (usually to treat cancer of the larynx)

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total_hysterectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the uterus and cervix

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sympathectomy

  • noun surgical interruption of a nerve pathway in the sympathetic nervous system

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total

  • noun the whole amount
    aggregate; sum; totality.
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    sum; amount.

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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vasectomy

  • noun surgical procedure that removes all or part of the vas deferens (usually as a means of sterilization); is sometimes reversible

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clitoridectomy

  • noun excision of the clitoris
    female circumcision.

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choly

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lobectomy

  • noun surgical removal of a lobe from any organ of the body (as the lung or brain)

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embolectomy

  • noun surgical removal of an embolus (usually from an artery)

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stapedectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the stapes of the middle ear

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simple

  • noun any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties
  • noun a person lacking intelligence or common sense
    simpleton.

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pneumonectomy

  • noun surgical removal of a lung (usually to treat lung cancer)

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cutting_out

  • noun surgical removal of a body part or tissue
    extirpation; excision; ablation.

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orchidectomy

  • noun surgical removal of one or both testicles
    orchiectomy.

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ovariectomy

  • noun surgical removal of one of both ovaries
    oophorectomy.

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radical_mastectomy

  • noun removal of a breast and the underlying muscles (pectoralis major and pectoralis minor) and lymph nodes in the adjacent armpit

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extirpation

  • noun surgical removal of a body part or tissue
    excision; ablation; cutting out.
  • noun the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence
    excision; deracination.

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adenoidectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the adenoids; commonly performed along with tonsillectomy

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enervation

  • noun lack of vitality
    • an enervation of mind greater than any fatigue
  • noun serious weakening and loss of energy
    debilitation; exhaustion; enfeeblement.

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oophorectomy

  • noun surgical removal of one of both ovaries
    ovariectomy.

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suprarenalectomy

  • noun surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands
    adrenalectomy.

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neurectomy

  • noun surgical removal of all or part of a nerve

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orchiectomy

  • noun surgical removal of one or both testicles
    orchidectomy.

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lap

  • noun the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
    • he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap
  • noun an area of control or responsibility
    • the job fell right in my lap

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tonsillectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the palatine tonsils; commonly performed along with adenoidectomy

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radical_hysterectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the uterus and the ovaries and oviducts and cervix and related lymph nodes
    panhysterectomy.

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thrombectomy

  • noun surgical removal of a blood clot (thrombus) from a blood vessel

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cholelithotomy

  • noun removal of gallstone through an incision in the gallbladder

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circumcision

  • noun the act of circumcising performed on males eight days after birth as a Jewish and Muslim religious rite
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st
    Feast of the Circumcision; January 1.

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cutting

  • noun the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
    film editing.
  • noun a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
    slip.

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panhysterectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the uterus and the ovaries and oviducts and cervix and related lymph nodes
    radical hysterectomy.

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sigmoidectomy

  • noun surgical removal of part or all of the sigmoid colon (usually to remove a malignant tumor)

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septectomy

  • noun surgical removal of all or part of a septum (especially the nasal septum or atrial septum)

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hypophysectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the pituitary gland

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excision

  • noun the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage
    cut; deletion.
    • an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors
    • both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause
  • noun surgical removal of a body part or tissue
    extirpation; ablation; cutting out.

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endarterectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the inner lining of an artery that is clogged with atherosclerosis

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appendicectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the vermiform appendix
    appendectomy.

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modified_radical_mastectomy

  • noun removal of a breast and the pectoralis minor and some lymph nodes in the adjacent armpit

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ablation

  • noun surgical removal of a body part or tissue
    extirpation; excision; cutting out.
  • noun the erosive process that reduces the size of glaciers

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modified

  • adjective changed in form or character
    • their modified stand made the issue more acceptable
    • the performance of the modified aircraft was much improved
  • verb make less severe or harsh or extreme
    modify.
    • please modify this letter to make it more polite
    • he modified his views on same-gender marriage

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laparoscopic

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mastoidectomy

  • noun surgical removal of some or all of the mastoid process

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lumpectomy

  • noun surgical removal of a tumor without removing much of the surrounding tissue or lymph nodes; performed in some cases of breast cancer

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vulvectomy

  • noun surgical removal of part or all of the vulva

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laminectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the bony arches on one or more vertebrae

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simple_mastectomy

  • noun removal of a breast leaving the underlying muscles and the lymph nodes intact

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laparoscopic_cholecystectomy

  • noun removal of the gall bladder through small punctures in the abdomen to permit the insertion of a laparoscope and surgical instruments
    lap choly.

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appendectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the vermiform appendix
    appendicectomy.

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