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hepatectomy

hep·a·tec·to·my

hepatectomy

 
pronunciation:
he p tek t mi
features:
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part of speech: noun
inflections: hepatectomies
definition: removal of all or part of the liver by surgery.
Word Parts
The word hepatectomy contains the following parts:
ec, ect, ecto Greek root that means out, outside
synonyms:
ex-, exo-, extr-, extra-, exter-
 
hepat, hepato Greek root that means liver