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Medical Term:

pancreatoduodenectomy

Pronunciation: pan'kre-at'o-du'o-denek'to-me

Definition: Excision of all or part of the pancreas together with the duodenum and usually the distal stomach.

Synonym(s): pancreaticoduodenectomy, Whipple operation

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