cecotomy

cecotomy
Incision into the cecum. SYN: typhlotomy. [ceco- + G. tome, incision]

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ce·cot·o·my or chiefly Brit cae·cot·o·my sē-'kät-ə-mē n, pl -mies incision of the cecum

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ce·cot·o·my (se-kotґə-me) [ceco- + -tomy] the operation of cutting into the cecum.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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