Entry: pancreatectomy (n.)
Definition: Surgical excision of part or all of the pancreas; an instance of this.
Other: I can’t help but wonder if the following is an understatement:
1903 W. S. Bickham Text-bk. Operative Surg. v. 834 Anatomically, complete pancreatectomy is very difficult.
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Source: Oxford English Dictionary