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Introduction: Sigmoidectomy

Description of Sigmoidectomy

Sigmoidectomy: surgical removal of part or all of the sigmoid colon (usually to remove a malignant tumor).
Source: WordNet 2.1

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Broader terms for Sigmoidectomy

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Hierarchical classifications of Sigmoidectomy

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WordNet 2.1

  • ablation,cutting out,excision,extirpation
  • operation,surgery,surgical operation,surgical procedure,surgical process
  • medical procedure
  • procedure,process
  • activity
  • act,human action,human activity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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