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mastectomy

mas·tec·to·my

mastectomy

 
pronunciation:
mae stek t mi
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part of speech: noun
inflections: mastectomies
definition: the removal of a woman's breast by surgery.
Word Parts
The word mastectomy contains the following parts:
ec, ect, ecto Greek root that means out, outside
synonyms:
ex-, exo-, extr-, extra-, exter-