Appendectomy



excision of the .
Contemporary Examples

She spoke to one person convinced that his appendectomy made him less attractive.
Mosquitoes Love Some People More and Science Wants to Know Why Josh Dzieza August 5, 2013

Cato did not ask me to write their brief for the same reason that you do not ask me to perform your appendectomy.
My Reverse-Cyrano Moment Wooing the Supreme Court P. J. O’Rourke March 29, 2014

In 2001, Arthur’s wife and his girlfriend accidentally met while he was recovering from an appendectomy in Middlesex Hospital.
Chile’s Etiquette of Love Tracy Quan October 15, 2010

Historical Examples

Callista remembered that in Mr. Lamson’s office she had very nearly remarked aloud: “Never knew she’d had an appendectomy.”
The Trial of Callista Blake Edgar Pangborn

He didn’t remember the details of the appendectomy, but he still had records that showed a completely normal operation.
The Memory of Mars Raymond F. Jones

n.

1891, a hybrid from appendix + -ectomy.

appendectomy ap·pen·dec·to·my (āp’ən-děk’tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of the vermiform appendix. Also called appendicectomy.
appendectomy [(ap-uhn-dek-tuh-mee)]

The surgical removal of the appendix.

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