Definition of Hemicolectomy

1. Noun. (surgery) A colectomy involving the removal of only the ascending (right) colon or the descending (left) colon. ¹



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Medical Definition of Hemicolectomy

1. Removal of the right or left side of the colon. Origin: hemi-+ G. Kolon, colon, + ektome, excision (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hemicolectomy

hemicentrum
hemicephalalgia
hemicerebra
hemicerebrum
hemicerebrums
hemichannel
hemichannels
hemicholinium
hemicholinium 3
hemichordate
hemichordates
hemichorea
hemicolectomies
hemicolectomy (current term)
hemicollin
hemicomplex
hemicomplexes
hemicrania
hemicranial
hemicranias
hemicraniectomies
hemicraniectomy
hemicranies
hemicraniosis
hemicraniotomy
hemicrany
hemicryptophyte

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