appendectomy

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appendicectomy

(esp US and Canadian), appendectomy
surgical removal of any appendage, esp the vermiform appendix
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appendectomy

[‚ap·ən′dek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of the vermiform appendix.
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Filston, "An inversion-ligation technique for incidental appendectomy," Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol.
However further studies are needed on the necessity of incidental appendectomy in nonspecific abdominal pain especially in children.
Prophylactic removal of the appendix during a benign gynecologic procedure is known as "elective incidental appendectomy." (1) Incidental appendectomy at the time of cesarean delivery was reported initially in 1959.