Wednesday, 18 January 2012

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.

SNOOT score:   1

Page:   31

Source:   Oxford English Dictionary

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