pneumectomy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed as pneum- +‎ -ectomy; compare the French pneumectomie, the Italian pneumectomia, and the German Pneumektomie, as well as the better-formed English pneumonectomy.

Noun[edit]

pneumectomy (plural pneumectomies)

  1. (surgery) The removal of a whole lung.

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