Pylorectomy



/ˌpaɪlɔːˈrɛktəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
the surgical removal of all or part of the pylorus, often including the adjacent portion of the stomach (partial gastrectomy)

pylorectomy py·lo·rec·to·my (pī’lə-rěk’tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of the pylorus. Also called gastropylorectomy, pylorogastrectomy.

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