Excision of the duodenum. [duodenum + G. ektome, excision]

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du·o·de·nec·to·my d(y)u̇-.äd-ən-'ek-tə-mē n, pl -mies excision of all or part of the duodenum

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du·o·de·nec·to·my (doo″o-də-nekґtə-me) [duoden- + -ectomy] excision of the duodenum, total or partial.

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