resections

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  1. adenectomy
    excision of a gland
  2. adenoidectomy
    excision of hte adenoids
  3. appendectomy
    excision of the appendix
  4. colectomy
    excision of the colon
  5. gastrectomy
    excision of the stomach
  6. laminectomy
    excision of a piece of backbone (lamina) to relieve pressure on nerves from a (herniating) desk
  7. myomectomy
    excision of a muscle tumor (commonly a fibroid of the uterus)
  8. pneumonectomy
    excision of lung tissue; total pneumonectomy (an entire lung), or lobectomy (a single lobe)
  9. splenectomy
    excision of the spleen
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