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Medical Term:

cystectomy

Pronunciation: sis-tek'to-me

Definition:

  1. Excision of the urinary bladder.
  2. Excision of the gallbladder (cholecystectomy).
  3. Removal of a cyst.

[cyst- + G. ektome, excision]

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