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[noo-mek-tuh-mee, nyoo-] /nʊˈmɛk tə mi, nyʊ-/

noun, plural pneumectomies. Surgery.
noun (pl) -mies
(surgery) another word for pneumonectomy

pneumectomy pneu·mec·to·my (nōō-měk’tə-mē, nyōō-)
Variant of pneumonectomy.


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