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Noun- Excision of a portion or all of the colon.

Usage examples (33)
  • A colectomy is the removal of the colon, major surgery indeed.
  • Choosing not to have a colectomy could be the worst decision I've ever made.
  • Annual colonoscopy, if colectomy (removal of all or part of the colon) is delayed more than a year after polyps emerge.
  • At least use real mini peppermint candy canes to stick in that horrific colectomy extraction peppermint being very good for digestion. for more
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